The Road to Oxiana - 9780099523888

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  • Product code: BFONP
  • ISBN: 9780099523888
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 416
  • Publish date: 01/04/2010

The Road to Oxiana (Paperback)

The Road to Oxiana - 9780099523888

Robert Byron


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'A writer of breathtaking prose - prose whose sensuous, chiselled beauty has cast its spell on English travel writing ever since' - William Dalrymple. In 1933, the delightfully eccentric Robert Byron set out on 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 formed part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. While his arrival at his destination, the legendary tower of Qabus, is a wonder, the journey itself is a captivating, quirky record of his adventures and a rare account of the architectural treasures of a region now inaccessible to most Western travellers.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BFONP
  • ISBN: 9780099523888
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 13.1cm
  • Pages: 416
  • Publish date: 01/04/2010

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