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For Name and Fame (Annotated): Or, Through the Afghan Passes (Paperback)
This annotated version has dozens of historical and vocabulary footnotes to help modern readers. Join young Englishman William Gale and his friend Hans as they face a series of adventures. Traveling by sea, the young men find themselves marooned on the Malay Peninsula and threatened by pirates. After escaping, they head into the interior of Asia where they become participants in the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Led by one of Great Britain's most extraordinary leaders-Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts- the two men follow the path of ancient armies through the Khyber Pass. They assist Roberts with his campaign culminating with the Battle of Candahar. Alacrity Press is proud to make this annotated edition of George Afred Henty's classic book, For Name and Fame, available to a new generation of readers.