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The road to Oxiana

Author: Robert Byron
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1933, the author began a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad, and Teheran to Oxiana - the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which forms part  Read more...

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Named Person: Robert Byron; Robert Byron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Byron
ISBN: 9780141442099 0141442093
OCLC Number: 124948278
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Macmillan & Co., 1937.
Description: xv, 341 pages : 1 map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Robert Byron ; with an introduction by Colin Thubron.

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"A brilliantly-wrought expression of a thoroughly modern sensibility, a portrait of an accidental man adrift between frontiers." -- Jonathan Raban related to Lord Byron. He attended Eton and Merton Read more...

 
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