Journey into Cyprus

Author(s): Colin Thubron

Travel

The people, their history and the beauty of an island on the brink of tragedy. This is the account of a unique journey - a six-hundred-mile trek on foot around Cyprus in the last year of the island's peace. Colin Thubron intertwines myth, history and personal anecdote in a quest from which the characters and places, architecture and landscape all spring vividly to the reader's eye.


Product Information

Beautifully packaged reissue of Colin Thubron's classic which bring the whole of his backlist into Vintage

Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing, and the winner of many prizes and awards. His first writing was about the Middle East - Damascus, Lebanon and Cyprus. In 1982 he travelled into the Soviet Union in an ancient Morris Marina, pursued by the KGB, a journey he recorded in Among the Russians. From these early experiences developed his classic travel books: Behind the Wall (winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Thomas Cook Travel Award), The Lost Heart of Asia, In Siberia (Prix Bouvier) and Shadow of the Silk Road (all available in Vintage).In 2010 Colin Thubron became President the Royal Society of Literature.

General Fields

  • : 9780099570257
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : April 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colin Thubron
  • : Paperback
  • : 915.693044
  • : 416