Syria: Through Writers' Eyes

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Marius Kociejowski
Eland, 2006 - Travel - 251 pages
Poet, travel-writer and antiquarian book-dealer Marius Kociejowski has poured his deep love, experience and absorption with Syria into this wide-ranging but discriminating collection of diverse writers' perspectives on Syria. Here you will eavesdrop on William Dalrymple talking to hermits, hear Robin Fedden on Crusader Castles, follow T E Lawrence through Aleppo as well as reading the thoughts of Edward Gibbon, Hester Stanhope and Gertrude Bell amongst the ruins of Palmyra, et al.

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Contents

From The Travels of Ibn Battutah
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The Syrian Desert
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From The Travels of Pietro Della Valle
76
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