In 1930 Brooke went to Cairo to find several thousand veterans of the Great War – horses of the American, Australian and British forces – that had been abandoned to a life of hard labour. The result was The Warhorse Memorial Hospital.
A large-format, full-colour volume, this is the most comprehensive celebration yet published of the amazing Christian architectural and cultural heritage of Ethiopia. Photographs and text by luminaries too numerous to mention.
Like his father, the great big game hunter Hilary Hook, the photographer/author of this superb photographic book has spent a lifetime working throughout Africa. The book is structured as a narrative of migration from countryside to city, with a powerful image on each page.