Born a poor Glasgow cotton-mill worker, David grew up to become a great explorer and hero of his time. This is his incredible story. The tough man of Victorian Britain would stop at nothing in his determination to be the first white man to explore Africa, even if it meant dragging his wife and children along with him. He trekked hundreds of miles through dangerous territory, braving terrible illness and pain, and was attacked by cannibals, rampaging lions and killer ants...
by : Amanda Mitchison,