All the roads are open : an Afghan journey, 1939-1940 (Book, 2021) []
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Named Person: Annemarie Schwarzenbach; Ella Maillart; Ella Maillart; Annemarie Schwarzenbach; Annemarie Schwarzenbach; Ella Maillart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annemarie Schwarzenbach; Isabel Fargo Cole; Roger Perret
ISBN: 9780857428226 0857428225
OCLC Number: 1233318169
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2011.
Description: xviii, 140 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction A Note on the Text and Translation Part One: Mount Ararat Balkan Borders Therapia Trebizond: Farewell to the Sea Mount Ararat Part Two: The Steppe The Steppe The Prisoners No Man's Land: Between Persia and Afghanistan Part Three: The Women of Kabul Herat, 1 August 1939... The Hind Kush Three Times In the Garden of the Beautiful Girls of Qaisar The Women of Kabul Part Four: The Bank of the Oxus The Neighbouring Village The Bank of the Oxus The Potters of Istalif The Grip to Ghazni Part Five: Two Women Alone in Afghanistan Two Women Alone in Afghanistan Chehel Sotun Part Six: Onward to Peshawar... Onward to Peshawar... Aden, a Morning Vision The Trip Down the Suez Canal Text Sources Afterword: 'My existence in the exile of distant adventure' Roger Perret
Series Title: Seagull library of German literature.
Other Titles: Alle Wege sind offen.
Responsibility: Annemarie Schwarzenbach ; translated and introduced by Isabel Fargo Cole ; with an afterword by Roger Perret.


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