Lords of the Atlas
The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua 1893-1956
By (author) Gavin Maxwell
Normal Price: $26.60
Your Price: $23.94 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.66! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
Lords of the Atlas by Gavin Maxwell
Book Descriptionthe greatest Moroccan travel book of all time:vital reading for the new upmarket Marrakesh tourism - one of the bibles of British twentieth-century Orientalism - by the author of A Ring of Bright Water - describes the extraordinary medieval nature of Morocco in the twentieth century, focussing on a family who combined the lethal elegance of gangland mobsters with the opulent charm of hereditary Indian princes, fed by a monopoly in drugs and prostitution - a perennial classic for the backlist which will sell and sell - POS material available
Buy Lords of the Atlas book by Gavin Maxwell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780907871149
(215mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Eland Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gavin Maxwell
Ring of Bright Water, Hardback (July 2014)
Ring of Bright Water is an autobiographical work by Gavin Maxwell. Hailed a masterpiece when it was first published, the story of Gavin Maxwell's life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most lyrical, moving descriptions of a man's relationship with the natural world.
Harpoon at a Venture, Paperback (September 2013)
Gavin Maxwell tells the whole story the challenge and drama of the shark hunt, the development of catching techniques and equipment, the men who worked with him and some of the frustrations of starting a new enterprise in post-war Scotland.
Reed Shaken by the Wind, Paperback (November 2003)
This 1967 title is a portrait of the marsh Arabs of southern Iraq. Maxwell presents his impressions of these secluded people, along with numerous photos. Although intended as a travel book, this make more of a historical or sociological study now, given the...turmoil in Iraq.--Library Journal.
Ring of Bright Water Trilogy, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Gavin Maxwell
The author went to live in an abandoned house on a shingle beach on the west coast of Scotland. A haven for wildlife - he settled there with the otters Mij, Edal and Teko. This title chronicles his life with these playful animals in this natural paradise and the story of the difficult last years and the final abandonment of the settlement.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Lords of the Atlas book by Gavin Maxwell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.