Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2020

400 Pages | Black and white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198794943

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Escape Artist

The Nine Lives of Harry Perry Robinson

Joseph McAleer

  • The first biography of Harry Perry Robinson; a modern-day Renaissance Man, born adventurer, and master of reinvention
  • A new window onto the key world events of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries
  • Explores Perry Robinson's role in the 1884 gold rush, the 1896 U.S. Presidential Election, and the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb
  • As the only newspaper correspondent to cover the First World War in its entirety, the book includes his unique perspective on events including the Somme