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  • Shadow of the Silk Road
    Shadow of the Silk Road (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    On buses, donkey carts, trains, jeeps and camels, Colin Thubron traces the drifts of the first great trade route out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran into Kurdish Turkey.

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  • To The Last City
    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
    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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  • Journey Into Cyprus
    Journey Into Cyprus (English, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    The people, their history and the beauty of an island on the brink of tragedy. Colin Thubron intertwines myth, history and personal anecdote in a quest from which the characters and places, architecture and landscape all spring vividly to the reader's eye.

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  • The Road to Oxiana
    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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  • The Lost Heart Of Asia
    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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  • Marco Polo Travels
    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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  • To a Mountain in Tibet
    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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  • Mirror To Damascus
    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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  • Behind The Wall
    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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  • The Hills Of Adonis
    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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  • In Siberia
    In Siberia (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    This is the account of Thubron's 15,000-mile journey through an astonishing country - one twelfth of the land surface of the whole earth.

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  • Night of Fire
    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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  • The Lost Heart of Asia
    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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  • Night of Fire
    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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  • A Cruel Madness
    A Cruel Madness (Paperback) Colin Thubron

    When a part-time worker in a mental hospital meets his old girlfriend inside he is not sure at first is she is a patient. Their reunion is haunted and haunting, and from the memory of their past affair there unfolds a labyrinth which darkens from romantic obsession to feelings deeper and more disturbing.

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

    To travel the Silk Road, the greatest land route on earth, is to trace the passage not only of trade and armies but also of ideas, religions, and inventions. Making his way by local bus, truck, car, donkey cart, and camel, Colin Thubron covered some seven thousand miles in eight months?out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran...

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  • Night of Fire
    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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  • To a Mountain in Tibet
    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 ofShah of Shahs and Imperium New York Times...

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  • DuMont Reiseabenteuer Im Schatten der Seidenstraße
    DuMont Reiseabenteuer Im Schatten der Seidenstraße (German, Paperback) Colin Thubron

    Eine große historische Handelsroute ganz neu erlebt In Bussen, Zügen, klapprigen Taxis und Geländewagen, auf Eselskarren und Kamelen folgt Colin Thubron dem Verlauf der ältesten und berühmtesten aller historischen Handelsrouten. Im Herzen Chinas beginnend, steigt sie auf in die zentralasiatischen Gebirgsmassive, führt durch Uiguren-Land, durch Usbekistan, Kirgisistan und Afghanistan und...

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