A Person From England (Paperback)
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A Person From England (Paperback)

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Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 20/12/2012
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First published in 1958, A Person From England tells of how the legendary cities of Turkestan - Merv, Khiva, Bokhara and Samarkand - have long exerted a romantic fascination upon Western travellers. During the last century, men of many nationalities have played what they and their contemporaries have called "The Great Game" - travelling throughout Central Asia. The author revives memories of the agents and travellers - official and unofficial, military and civilian - who have visited the Khanates of Turkestan, relating their adventures and attempting to recreate the atmosphere and flavour of the region. Extremely well written, Fitzroy Maclean captures a way of life that is fast disappearing.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781448205240
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 525 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 24 mm

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