Foreword Reviews

The Compassionate Warrior

Abd el-Kader of Algeria

2013 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Young Adult Nonfiction (Children's)

Author brings back to life an Algerian hero in both war and peace. Famed in the mid-19th century as “The Desert Hawk,” Abd el-Kader was renowned as a warrior, mystic, and leader of the fight to free Algeria from French invaders. Elsa Marston has spent a few years researching this Muslim hero,... Read More