Captain Sir Alexander Burnes KT FRS (16 May – 2 November ) was a British explorer and diplomat associated with The Great Game. He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establishing contact with his name. His memoir, Travels into Bokhara, was a bestseller when it was first published in At the age of only twenty six, Alexander Burnes proved himself to be one of the most effective intelligence agents of his time. Making two dangerous journeys. Travels Into Bokhara has 6 ratings and 3 reviews. Janet said: A twenty-six-year- old British adventurer, multi-lingual Alexander Burnes explored and spied.

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Markus rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Very readable, bunes overwrought Victorian prose. It would have been objectionable, and highly imprudent, to have entered the countries lying between India and Europe, as I had voyaged on the Indus, an accredited agent; and I was directed to appear which I myself had suggested as a private individual.


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