The Way of An Eagle
In a departure from his previous books, set in his native Cornwall, N.R. (Roy) Phillips draws on his experience of ornithological expeditions to Yemen and Afghanistan, and work in Saudi Arabia, to create a spellbinding tale of the misadventures of Jack Pengelly and three other birders who venture to Yemen in quest of the migration route of the magnificent Steppe Eagle, from Russia across the Arabian desert into Africa.
Set against the backdrop of the spectacular and ornithologically unexplored Yemen landscape, The Way Of An Eagle tells how, while searching for the eagles, they inadvertently become involved with gunrunning dissidents and politically motivated authorities. From the very first days they are unknowingly used and manipulated right up to the horrific conclusion.