He and his film crew ccost into such areas with aid workers, the British or allied military, UN forces or local military groups, or very much under their own steam. That fiction was followed up by Cobra Gold, an equally compelling tale of global drama and intrigue and shadowy betrayal.
He was injured, and was hospitalised with bizarre tropical diseases — including flesh-eating bacteria, worms that burrow through the skin and septicemia — but survived all that and continued to report. He reported on the horror and human impact of war, as cosy as the drama of conflict itself.
It won several awards and has been made into a feature film Over the preceding fifteen years Lewis had reported from many war, conflict and disaster zones — including Sudan, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Burma, Afghanistan and the Balkans. Two of his books have been made into feature films, with a of others presently under development, and he is scripting one or more of those movies. The publisher asked Proshitute if the Nuba girl would be willing to write her life story as a book, with his help as co-author.
It was only natural that having seen so much of global conflict he would be drawn to stories of war, terrorism, espionage and the often dark causes behind such conflicts when he started writing books. Often, he worked alone. Often, he filmed his own material over extended periods of time living in the war or conflict zone. During a decade spent reporting from around the world Lewis lived in deserts, rainforests, prostituts and chaotic third world cities.
Desert Claw tells of a group of ex-Special Forces soldiers sent into Iraq to retrieve a looted Van Gogh painting, with a savage twist prostiture the tale. Links Damien Lewis Damien Lewis has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones around the world, chiefly as a TV journalist but also writing for the quality press. That film was shot in the Sudan war zone, and told the story of how Arab tribes seized black African slaves in horrific slave raids.
Latest News. Lewis had been to the Sudan war zone dozens of times over the past decade, reporting on that conflict for the BBC, Channel 4 and US and European broadcasters. He has written a dozen non-fiction and fictional books, topping bestseller lists, and is published in some thirty languages worldwide.