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No mercy : a journey to the heart of the Congo

Redmond O'Hanlon (author)

No mercy : a journey to the heart of the Congo

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Title
No mercy : a journey to the heart of the Congo
Author
Redmond O'Hanlon
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Knopf, 1997
461 p. : ill.
ISBN
0-679-40655-7

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About Redmond O'Hanlon

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Redmond O'Hanlon, FRGS, FRSL (born 5 June 1947) is an English writer and scholar.

Life

O'Hanlon was born in 1947 in Dorset, England. He was educated at Marlborough College and then Oxford University. After taking his M.Phil. in nineteenth-century English studies in 1971 he was elected senior scholar, and in 1974 Alistair Horne Research Fellow, at St Antony's College, Oxford. He completed his doctoral thesis, Changing scientific concepts of nature in the English novel, 1850–1920, in 1977.

Though very religious when he was young, O'Hanlon became an atheist upon his discovery of the works of Charles Darwin.

From 1970–74, O'Hanlon was a member of the literature panel of the Arts Council of Great Britain.

He was elected a member of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History in 1982, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1984 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Li…Read more on Wikipedia