Tuesday, 23 October 2012

The Great Bore of the Nile

. . . and thereby hangs a tale, which I first heard from Uliba as we crouched under the leaves of a baobab to shelter from the hailstorm, and again years later from the Great Bore of the Nile himself, Daft Dick Burton, at the Travellers’ Club.

Flashman on the March, p.131, Harper Collins, paperback edition 2005.

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