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In Search of Nomads: An English Obsession from Hester Stanhope to Bruce Chatwin Paperback – 26 Aug 2004

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  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: Robinson (26 Aug. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845290828
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845290825
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.6 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,604,931 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Cheerful and engaging, rich in elegant prose and historical anecdote .. (Rory Maclean, The Sunday Times)

Ure's delightful book. . . charts the appeal of nomadic life for generations of European travellers (Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail)

Ure clearly relishes the stories he tells about eccentric British travellers and he is a past master at finding anecdotes to illustrate their peculiar lives & many are extremely funny (Robin Hanbury-Tennison, Country Life)

An excellent collection of travel delicacies. (Stanley Stewart, The Daily Telegraph)

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'An intoxicating mix of anthropology and ripping yarn, bejewelled with pearls of nomadic wisdom' Nicholas Crane, Geographical

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on 18 October 2005
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