Books by Adam Roberts
The Wonga Coup
by Adam Roberts
The Wonga Coup was a ludicrous scheme stuck in the past. Stuck in the idea that you can just turn up with a bunch of blokes on a plane, overthrow the dictator and get the mineral rights. The mercenary adventurer is something the British have always done, to our moral detriment but to our financial advantage…Simon Mann is the last of those and this is his story.
Interviews with Adam Roberts
Science Fiction Classics, recommended by Adam Roberts
The best sci-fi explores humanity’s anxieties and concerns and is in some sense about the future. But it doesn’t try to predict what’s to come. The literature professor and sci-fi writer recommends five classics of the genre.
Interviews where books by Adam Roberts were recommended
The best books on Private Armies, recommended by Stephen Armstrong
The journalist and author chooses books on private armies. He maintains that “most of these people are not bloodthirsty mercenaries, they are just trying to get by using the skills they have”