By Omer Ertur
This ancient narrative covers a interval of 19 months, January 1884 via July 1885, in which the Mahdist rebellion within the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan matures and kinds the kingdom of Mahdiya.
Two central characters during this armed political fight are Charles George Gordon, the British basic despatched by way of the govt. of significant Britain to Khartoum to evacuate the Anglo-Egyptian garrison, and Muhammed Ahmed Al Mahdi, the chief of the Sudanese rebellion opposed to British colonial rule, whose military laid siege to the garrison
town. either males, the British normal and the chief of the Sudanese rebellion, meet their death in hugely questionable situations. 5 months after effectively mentioning independence from British-ruled Egypt, the chief of Mahdiya dies below mysterious situations. the tale explains and describes the political setting that led to the assassination of Muhammed Ahmed and connects his unforeseen demise with the assassination of normal Gordon. The narrative unearths the modus operandi of the 2 assassinations and the explanation of the assailants in venture those bloody activities and attaining their lethal goals. the tale line is predicated on real occasions which are defined in chronicles provided on the finish of the booklet. the most subject of the tale is a contemplation upon the injustices and sufferings that resulted from the conflict of 2 particular civilizations, every one with sharply
enunciated political values, cultural conduct, and non secular dogmas.
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Bones in the Nile: The Kingmaker Conspiracy A Narrative of the Omdurman Chronicles by Omer Ertur