Asher, Michael

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Death in the Sahara
The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
By Michael Asher, Foreword by Dean King
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Desert explorer Michael Asher investigates the most disastrous exploration mission in the history of the Sahara. In 1880, the French government ordered a surveying expedition for a railway that would bring the fabulous wealth of Timbuktu, in French Sudan, to Paris. This trek should have heralded a new... [READ MORE]
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