Biography for Return of a King : The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42

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WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of seven previous works of history and travel, includingCity of Djinns, which won the Young British Writer of the Year Prize and the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award; the best-sellingFrom the Holy Mountain; White Mughals, which won Britain's most prestigious history prize, the Wolfson; andThe Last Mughal, which won the Duff Cooper Prize for History and Biography. He divides his time between New Delhi and London, and is a contributor toThe New York Review of Books and The New Yorker.