THE CHALLENGE OF THE DESERT

A FULLY ILLUSTRATED ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY AND IMPACT THAT THE DAKAR RALLY HAS ON THE LIVES OF ALL WHO ARE PART OF THIS GREAT ADVENTURE. THE BOOK ATTEMPTS TO EXPLAIN WHAT IS INVOLVED FOR ANY ONE WANTING TO TAKE PART IN THIS GRUELLING RALLY.

THE BOOK IS DEDICATED TO JOHN DEACON, ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL BRITISH RALLY RAID COMPETITORS WHO SADLY LOST HIS LIFE IN THE DESERT. IT HAD BEEN ONE OF HIS AIMS TO ENCOURAGE MORE BRITISH PEOPLE TO EXPERIENCE THIS AMAZING EVENT, EITHER AS A COMPETITOR OR AS PART OF A SERVICE CREW.

DOT AND JIM TOOK UP THE CHALLENGE OF WRITING THIS BOOK AFTER THEY TOOK PART IN THE DAKAR BACK WHEN THE EVENT WAS HELD IN AFRICA. ILLUSTRATED WITH MANY ATMOSPHERIC PHOTOGRAPHS AND INTERVIEWS WITH PAST AND PRESENT COMPETITORS THE BOOK GIVES AN INSIGHT INTO THE HUGE COMMITMENT REQUIRED TO CHALLENGE THE DESERT.

SADLY NOW OUT OF PRINT THERE MAY BE ONE FOR SALE VIA THE INTERNET.

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