The Road to Kandahar (Simon Fonthill, #2)
The year is 1879, and Captain Simon Fonthill is ready for another challenge. Having survived the Zulu onslaught at Rorke's Drift, he is sent to the North-West Frontier - India's border with Afghanistan - and charged with a dangerous mission. Fonthill must infiltrate the warlike Pathan tribes and pass vital intelligence back to the British camp. He swiftly discovers a plot to massacre the regiments, but when his cover is blown, Fonthill steels himself for the harrowing consequences...

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  • Bettie☯
    Dec 31, 1969


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  • L.M. Mountford
    Dec 31, 1969

    L.M. Mountford

    I bought this in a charity shop. I was curious about it and as i am working on a novel set at the time of the Zulu war, I though this might give me an idea of the time. However i could not finish the book.Why, I can not say. The author's didn't agree with me but that is not rare. I did...

  • Gray Dourman
    Dec 31, 1969

    Gray Dourman

    Finished finally amidst so many other things on my list. I can only say it was pretty vacant. Well written. The plot moved along fine. But was there a point. If there was I couldn't find it. It was bit like television. It filled the time but was very forgettable. ...

  • Milton Soong
    Dec 31, 1969

    Milton Soong

    Old fashioned derring do on the frontier. The author does pretty good action scenes, but te main character behaves like a modern 20th century person and talk like one. Not the best Victorian Hist-fic (Frazer still retains that title). ...

  • Andrew
    Dec 31, 1969


    The somewhat reluctant British hero Simon Fonthill returns to action for the second time, with his faithful Welsh sidekick 352 Jenkins – so known because of the sheer volume of men named Jenkins in his parent regiment – never far behind.In some ways, the comparison between Wi...

  • John Mann
    Dec 31, 1969

    John Mann

    Good readGood rip roaring read. The pages just rattled by. I like the characters of Simon Fonthill and 352 Jenkins. Look forward to the next one in the series. ...

  • Sonny
    Dec 31, 1969


    Actually, a solid 3.5 stars but I always round up. A tad too much romance kept it from being a solid 4. Still some good action and battles. ...

  • Michael
    Dec 31, 1969


    just about readable.nothing great. ...