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'He has known all forms of fear, he's an expert in it. He has come back from God knows how many brinks, all different. His experience in a Ugandan prison alone would be enough to unhinge another man - like myself, as a matter of fact - for good. He has been forfeit more times than he can remember, he says. But he is not bragging. Talking this way about death and risk, he seems to be implying quite consciously that by testing his luck each time, he is testing his Maker's indulgence' John Le Carr-

'If this was just a book of McCullin's war photographs it would be valuable enough. But it is much more' Sunday Correspondent

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He has known all forms of fear, he's an expert in it. He has come back from God knows how many brinks, all different. His experience in a Ugandan prison alone would be enough to unhinge another man - like myself, as a matter of fact - for good. He has been forfeit more times than he can remember, he says. But he is not bragging. Talking this way about death and risk, he seems to be implying quite consciously that by testing his luck each time, he is testing his Maker's indulgence.

John le Carré

If this was just a book of McCullin's war photographs it would be valuable enough. But it is much more.

Sunday Correspondent

From the opening...there is hardly a dull sentence: his prose is so lively and uninhibited... An excellent book.

Sunday Telegraph

If anyone is the living embodiment of the power of a photo, it is Don McCullin.

Christina Lamb, Sunday Times

This is a great book not just for those with an interest in photography, but also for those with an interest in modern history.

Oliver Atwell, Amateur Photographer

The story of [McCullin’s] life and work is recounted here in modest yet thrilling prose alongside some of his most iconic images.

Dan Lewis, World Travel Guide

Harrowing as sections of McCullin’s work can be, his story makes fascinating reading.

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780224102483

    October 15, 2015

    Jonathan Cape

    352 pages

    RRP $55.00

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  • Paperback

    9780099437765

    June 15, 2002

    Vintage

    320 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook

    9781409001805

    August 1, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    320 pages

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