Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa’s Greatest Explorer - Tim Jeal

IN spite of all the words about Henry Stanley Morton he will remain the man living in the shadow of David Livingstone. But looking at Stanley s achievements and his exploration of Africa it should not be so. And here Tim Jeal has buried a number of myths

IN spite of all the words about Henry Stanley Morton he will remain the man living in the shadow of David Livingstone.

But looking at Stanley's achievements and his exploration of Africa it should not be so.

And here Tim Jeal has buried a number of myths about Stanley and given a new perspective to the life of a man who began was born in a workhouse and went on to become a journalist and explorer.