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By the Sunday Times best-selling author of LOST LION OF EMPIRE: THE LIFE OF 'CAPE TO CAIRO' GROGAN Includes the real stories behind the classic Humphrey Bogart/ Katharine Hepburn film THE AFRICAN QUEEN, William Boyd's Booker shortlisted novel AN ICE-CREAM WAR, Wilbur Smith's thriller SHOUT AT THE DEVIL. and two of the Young Indiana Jones films 'Superb ... meticulously researched and written with tremendous lucidity and brio' Sunday Times 'The definitive history of that war ... Minutely detailed yet entirely engrossing' Sunday Telegraph 'A masterful, damning, definitive account' Daily Mail 'Edward Paice's Tip and Run is a very well-researched and well written account of that extraordinary and fascinating sideshow of the First World War, the Anglo-German war in Africa' Antony Beevor 'Gripping ... I wholeheartedly recommend this fascinating book' Daily Telegraph

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Edward Paice was a History Scholar at Cambridge and winner of the Leman prize. After a decade working in the City he spent four years living and writing in East Africa. His acclaimed biography Lost Lion of Empire: The Life of 'Cape-to-Cairo' Grogan, nominated by The Week as 'Best Newcomer', was published in 2001. Edward Paice was awarded a Visting Fellowship by Magdalene College, Cambridge in 2003-4. He is married.


"[Paice] brillaintly chronicles a conflict as gruelling in its different way as that in Gallipoli or France" SUNDAY TELEGRAPH "A fascinating account of a largely forgotten episode" -- Simon Shaw MAIL ON SUNDAY "superb... [Paice] explains in vivid, relentless detail much of what makes Africa what it is today" Daily Telegraph

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