William Dalrymple

June 10, 2015

William Dalrymple: The Battle for Afghanistan

By Olivia Acland On Tuesday 2 June, acclaimed¬†writer and historian William Dalrymple joined an audience at the¬†Frontline Club for a fascinating talk on his latest book, Return of a King – The Battle for Afghanistan, in partnership with the London Press Club. The work is the third volume in a series examining the history of […]


Tuesday 2 June 2015, 7:00 PM

Insight with William Dalrymple: Return of a King

The London Press Club and the Frontline Club are proud to present a talk from award-winning writer and historian William Dalrymple.

Now based in Delhi, Dalrymple joins us for a special event to discuss his most recent, acclaimed book Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, the definitive analysis of the First Anglo-Afghan War. He will discuss parallels with current events in both Afghanistan and the UK, before taking questions from the audience.