Historian William Dalrymple leads tributes to his translator Bruce Wannell – explorer, linguist and adventurer

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Historian William Dalrymple leads tributes to his translator Bruce Wannell – explorer, linguist and adventurer

Tales from the Life of Bruce Wannell edited by Barnaby Rogerson and Rose Baring, Sickle MoonWilliam Dalrymple, who is best known for writing historical books about India, was one of myriad admirers of the late Bruce Wannell, who was – to list just some of his accomplishments – a cosmopolitan polyglot explorer, Persian scholar, and gifted pianist. Wannell roamed across the Middle East and Indian subcontinent with the same passion and fascination as Ibn Battuta or Wilfred Thesiger, the tail end…

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