Mirror To Damascus Paperback – 4 Dec 2008
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"Colin Thubron writes in a classical style of grave beauty, with an intense feeling for place and people" (New York Times)
"From the earliest legend to the latest coup, Mirror to Damascus reflects every discoverable facet of the city... a quite exceptional travel writer" (Daily Telegraph)
"One of the great merits of Mr Thubron's admirable book is that he balances this tribute to a place of which he is clearly very fond with the harsh facts of history... he was always moved by the best motives - curiosity and affection" (The Times)
"Mr Thubron is a man of singular enterprise, and a writer of remarkable distinction. Surely Damascus was never sacked to better purpose" (Observer)
'One of the oldest, most mysterious and fascinating cities in the world has found a worthy biographer: a rare event and one not to be missed' Sunday TimesSee all Product Description
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