Mirror to Damascus

by Colin Thubron

Publisher: Heinemann in London

Written in English
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50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR. Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of , and is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city. In explaining how modern Damascus is rooted in immemorial Brand: Random House. Addeddate Identifier mirrortodamascus Identifier-ark ark://t5cc9f Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of , as well a being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.   Mirror To Damascus by Colin Thubron, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Mirror To Damascus by Colin Thubron LANGUAGE: ENGLISH. Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of , and is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary Rating: % positive. Mirror to Damascus is a unique portrait of a city now obscured by recent upheavals, by one of the most indefatigable and popular of travel writers. © Colin Thubron . Mirror to Damascus (Audio Download): : Colin Thubron, Sean Barrett, Isis Publishing Ltd: Books.   Mirror to Damascus Colin Thubron Its now a very long time since I read this, my overriding memory is one of brilliantly descriptive travel writing, a timeless classic that inspires wanderlust, the beautiful combination of history and humour, anecdote and adventure.

50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR. Described by the author as simply ‘a work of love’, Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of , and is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city. The Mirror and the Light: Shortlisted for The Women’s Prize for Fiction (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 3) Hilary Mantel. out of 5 stars Damascus is a beautifully written book. Christos is skilled with words and can paint a picture of the place and characters. An /5(36).   "Damascus succeeds in conveying a big-hearted vision." The Wall Street Journal "At once gripping, lucid and fierce, Damascus is the mature effort of an artist devoted to personal growth and as such contains the glints of real gold." -San Francisco Chronicle It's and the country is divided evenly for and against the Iraq War.4/5.

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Described by the author as simply “a work of love,” Mirror to Damascus is an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well as being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved/5(23).

Described by the author as simply "a work of love," Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city.

In explaining how modern Damascus is rooted in immemorial layers of culture and tradition, Colin Thubron explores the historical, artistic, /5(11).

This is a book describing the historical sights that await the traveller of Damascus. The author, Colin Thubron, has built up a following with his travel writing on places in the world least understood by people.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(4). Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary : Even though it is more than 40 years old, this book evokes Damascus, and the history of Syria, with such detail that it can be seen as a prediction for the troubles of today.

And then there is the language; measured, appropriate, beautiful/5(11). About the Author. Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing, and the winner of many prizes and awards.

He first visited Syria in and his portrait of its capital city, Mirror to Damascus, was published to critical acclaim in He has also written about Lebanon, Cyprus and Russia/5(11). Mirror To Damascus by Colin Thubron Book Resume: 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city.

50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city.

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Keith Laumer's Bolos are Back-and New York Times Best-Selling 4/5. – It may have been published in but this journey to Damascus takes you on a journey from the days of the Amorites to the revolution. ISBN: Genre: Historical, Travelogue. Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city/5(14).

Described by the author as simply ‘a work of love’, Mirror to Damascus provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well a being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.

Mirror to Damascus. [Colin Thubron] -- This book provides an history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well as being a personal record of a city well-loved.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thubron, Colin, Mirror to Damascus. Boston, Little, Brown [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.

OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps portraits ; 26 cm: Contents: Introduction First fruits The tomb of Abel The Roman peace The cool river Christian Damascus The white banner Armies of honey The poet dies The beloved of God Under the slave-kings The unspeakable Turk The white death Colin Thubron, author of Among the Russians and Mirror to Damascus, wrote his personal tribute to Jerusalem in It is an evocation of the sights, sounds, unique atmosphere and character of the Jerusalem of recent years, set against the backdrop of cultural.

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Books: Mirror To Damascus (Paperback) Described by the author as simply "a work of love," Mirror to Damascus provides a rich and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofand is also a charming and witty personal record of an extraordinary city/5(3).

Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well as being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.

Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', "Mirror to Damascus" provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well a being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.

Synopsis. Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', "Mirror to Damascus" provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well a being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.

In explaining how modern Damascus is rooted in immemoriable layers /5(13). Thubron's first travel book, Mirror to Damascus, was published inthe first such book on the city for a century.

It was followed the next year by The Hills of Adonis: A Quest in Lebanon, a lyrical account of a journey through the country, pre-civil war, and the next year by Jerusalem. Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas, Allen & Unwin, It is a hellish book full of poignant glimpses through a dark mirror – horrifying, disheartening and often rawly written.

It is a hellish Author: Peter Craven. The focused nature of the book on a single city makes that inevitable. If the reader is prepared to live with the confusion, or to read a broader history beforehand, then Mirror to Damascus is as good today as it was when it was written.

()/5(3). Editions for Mirror to Damascus: (), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in Author: Colin Thubron.'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 Times Described by the author as simply 'a work of love', Mirror to Damascus provides an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution ofas well a being a charming and witty personal record.Official.

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