Among the Russians by Colin Thubron
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Among the Russians
By Colin Thubron

Among the Russians

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Among the Russians by Colin Thubron

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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. This is an enthralling and revealing account of the habits and idiosyncrasies of a fascinating nation along with a sharp and insightful social commentary of Russian life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099459293
ISBN-10: 0099459299
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Journey into Cyprus by Colin Thubron Journey into Cyprus, Paperback (June 2012)

Describes a journey on foot around Cyprus, an island.This book intertwines myth, history and personal anecdote in a quest from which the characters and places, architecture and landscape all come alive.

Divine Supermarket by Colin Thubron Divine Supermarket, Paperback (May 2012)

Travelling in a battered camping van, Malise Ruthven set out across America in search of the manifestations - often bizarre and sometimes terrifying - of its religious spirit. This book is his zesty and brilliantly-observed account of the journey, offering illuminating and humorous insights into the quirky soul of modern America.

To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron To a Mountain in Tibet, Paperback / softback (March 2012)

The "New York Times"-bestselling author's dazzling masterpiece, a deeply moving, elegantly written, intimate, and heartrendingly eloquent travel memoir.

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Author Biography - Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing, and the winner of many prizes and awards. His first writing was about the Middle East - Damascus, Lebanon and Cyprus. In 1982 he travelled into the Soviet Union in an ancient Morris Marina, pursued by the KGB, a journey he recorded in Among the Russians. From these early experiences developed his classic travel books: Behind the Wall (winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Thomas Cook Travel Award), The Lost Heart of Asia, In Siberia (Prix Bouvier) and Shadow of the Silk Road. His most recent book is To a Mountain in Tibet (all available in Vintage). In 2010 Colin Thubron became President the Royal Society of Literature.

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