Utterly absorbing; if you read only one travel book this year, this should be it (Alexander Frater, author of Chasing the Monsoon
A disturbing, gripping and intensely passionate story (Esther Freud
Rory MacLean is one of the most strikingly original and talented travel writers of his generation (Katie Hickman, author of Courtesans
About the Author
Rory MacLean is the author of six highly acclaimed and award-winning books. He is a regular contributor to Radio 4 and lives in Dorset with his wife and son.