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  • Marco Polo Travels by Colin Thubron
    Marco Polo Travels (Hardback) Colin Thubron

    It explains clearly all the references in the book, and shows in detail with new maps the routes described from Venice to Beijing, from Beijing to Burma, and from Beijing to south-east China.

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  • Journey Into Cyprus by Colin Thubron
    Journey Into Cyprus (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    A remarkable quest rich in literature, classics and architecture, Journey Into Cyprus ingeniously intertwines the history and politics of Cyprus and its mythical past with the tumultuous present - from the master of travel books and writing, Colin Thubron.

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  • The Lost Heart Of Asia by Colin Thubron
    The Lost Heart Of Asia (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    Thubron travelled throughout Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union and documented the widespread social upheaval in a region reeling from political change.

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  • The Hills Of Adonis by Colin Thubron
    The Hills Of Adonis (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    For four months and five hundred miles Colin Thubron walked the mountains of Lebanon, following tracks and rivers. His journey was not only a survey of a remarkable country, but a quest for the gods and divinities who held the secrets of death and rebirth in the land's ancient cults.

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  • To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron
    To a Mountain in Tibet (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    TOP TEN BESTSELLERMount Kailas is the most sacred of the world's mountains - holy to one fifth of humanity. Having recently witnessed the death of the last of his family, his trek around the great mountain awakes an inner landscape of love and grief, restoring precious fragments of his own past.

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  • Behind The Wall by Colin Thubron
    Behind The Wall (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    Having learned Mandarin, and travelling alone by foot, bicycle and train, Colin Thubron set off on a 10,000 mile journey from Beijing to the borders of Burma.

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  • To The Last City by Colin Thubron
    To The Last City (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    To the Last City is set deep in the Peruvian Andes, where five ill-prepared travellers - men and women with different values, temperaments and motives - find themselves trekking through one of the most exacting and beautiful regions on earth.

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  • Among The Russians by Colin Thubron
    Among The Russians (Paperback) Colin Thubron, Joan Thubron

    Among the Russians is a marvellous account of a solitary journey by car from St. Petersburg and the Baltic States south to Georgia and Armenia. A gifted writer and intrepid traveller, Thubron grapples with the complexities of Russian identity and relays his extraordinary journey in characteristically lyrical style.

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  • Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron
    Shadow of the Silk Road (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    The author recounts his ambitious trek along the legendary Silk Road, during which he ventured from the heart of China to the mountains of Central Asia, through northern Afghanistan, across the plains of Iran, and into Kurdish Turkey.

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  • The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
    The Travels of Marco Polo (English, Hardback) Marco Polo

    The thirteenth-century Italian merchant and explorer recounts his history-changing journey along the Silk Road, his adventures in China in the court of Kublai Khan, and his role as an emissary for the powerful Mongol emperor.

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  • In Siberia by Colin Thubron
    In Siberia (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    In a unique and compelling travel book, the author of The Lost Heart of Asia tours a region of Russia that has long captured the Western imagination, revealing the breathtaking natural beauty, tragic history, and vast spaces that make up Siberia. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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  • Night of Fire by Colin Thubron
    Night of Fire (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory....

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  • To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron
    To a Mountain in Tibet (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    "Colin Thubron is the intrepid, resourceful and immensely talented writer who has made a career out of going to out of the way places and then writing brilliantly about them."?Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World "Thanks to Thubron, we encounter a world which, in its beauty and awe, exceeds our imagination." ?Ryszard Kapuscinski, author of Shah of Shahs and Imperium New York Times...

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  • The Lost Heart of Asia by Colin Thubron
    The Lost Heart of Asia (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    A land of enormous proportions, countless secrets, and incredible history, Central Asia was the heart of the great Mongol empire of Tamerlane and scene of Stalin's cruelest deportations. A remote and fascinating region in a constant state of transition?never more so than since the collapse of the Soviet Union?it encompasses terrain as diverse as the Kazakh steppes, the Karakum desert, and the...

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  • The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor
    The Broken Road (English, Paperback) Patrick Leigh Fermor

    In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water, works now celebrated as among the most vivid, absorbing, and beautifully written travel books of all time....

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  • The Road to Oxiana by Robert Byron
    The Road to Oxiana (English, Paperback) Robert Byron

    In 1933, the author began a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad, and Teheran to Oxiana - the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which forms part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. In this title, he presents a record of his adventures.

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  • Night of Fire by Colin Thubron
    Night of Fire (English, CD-Audio) Colin Thubron

    Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory....

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  • Night of Fire by Colin Thubron
    Night of Fire (English, Hardback) Colin Thubron

    Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory....

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  • Emperor by Colin Thubron
    Emperor (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    The Emperor Constantine crosses the Alps at the head of a great army from the Rhineland in AD 312, and marches south to take Rome from the tyrant Maxentius. Constantine is plagued by spiritual doubts, tortured by his wife's coldness, but he defies the omens to win a great victory at Verona and to lead his army south.

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  • Mirror To Damascus by Colin Thubron
    Mirror To Damascus (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHORDescribed by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of 1966, and is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city.

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