In the spring of 587 AD two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On t...
Description Gorgeous larch wood log planters; extra-large 95cm with a girth of no less than 18cm . The bark is retained for a perfectly natural display of your flowers or herbs more
One of the most successful, influential and acclaimed travel books of recent years. At the age of twenty-two, William Dalrymple left his college in Cambridge to travel to the ruins of Kublai Khan's st...
Description A both witty and lacerating criticism of our sentimentality-centric culture by cultural commentator and former prison doctor Theodore Dalrymple. more
As Dalrymple's first book In Xanadu" traversed thousands of miles now he traverses thousands of years. In the course of 12 months in Delhi he peels back the successive encrusting layers of history usi...
Contains explanations of how to leverage the powerful underlying technologies. This book covers aspects of multi-threading, interprocess communication, networking, performance tuning, distributed obje...
"Pop Gun War is about childhood, self-discovery, oppression, guilt, dreams, loneliness, whatever. It is more about a feeling you, the reader, get from the story rather than a typical narrative. If you...
Description "Pop Gun War is about childhood, self-discovery, oppression, guilt, dreams, loneliness, whatever. It is more about a feeling you, the reader, get from the story rather than a typical narrative. If you... more
Description Pages: 165, Edition: 1, Hardcover, Encounter Books,USA more
Description Pages: 146, Hardcover, Harriman House Publishing more
Description Pages: 498, Paperback, BRILL more
Description City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi more
AdvantagesBeautifully written, compelling story
AdvantagesAn entertaining, engaging and thought-provoking travelogue.
DisadvantagesNone to speak of.
DisadvantagesNot quite what I'd expected from the title