In 1841, Livingstone left for Africa as a medical missionary, where he would stay for thirty years. In that time, he became a missionary geographer, ethnologist, chemist, botanist, astronomer, anthropologist, discoverer of Victoria Falls and the source of the Congo, and the first to cross the continent. Africans revered him as a virtual saint, while his academic accomplishments became Western legend.
Fortunately this narrator is no longer active (I’d rather he wasn’t dead, just found a more suitable metier.)
I wanted to hear this biography but it was unbearable because the reader seemed to be mocking Scots people- he just couldn’t be bothered to pronounce names properly.
Glad to see better versions of many classics he read in the bad old days are being produced.
It is hard to follow and the reader's Scottish accent gets old quite fast. I imagine there are much better books written about Livingston
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