In the winter of 1849, Florence Nightingale was an unknown 29-year-old - beautiful, well-born and deeply unhappy.
After clashing with her parents over her refusal to marry, she had been offered a lifeline by family friends who suggested a trip to Egypt, a country which she had always longed to visit.
This book follows her journey along the Nile.
Hear the author, Anthony Sattin, read from his new book.
Anthony will sign copies of his book after the talk.
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