This is a paper back book by Donald Morris. over 650 pages long is a good read. Tells the account of how the Zulus challenged and over came the might of Victorian Britain. It tells of the courage and tragedy as Britian suffered there worst defeat at that time. It was the heroisim that won 11 Victoria Crosses in the end. This book is in very good condition all the pages are there the binding is still good has a couple of wear marks what one would expect for a paper back. Pages are foxed for its age as it was printed in 1978.