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From The Holy Mountain : A Journey In The Shadow Of Byzantium

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ISBN: 9780143031086    Publisher: Penguin Year of publishing: 2004     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 504        Language: English
In his third book William Dalrymple has dug deep to present the case of the Middle East s downtrodden Christians. More hard-hitting than either of his previous books, From the Holy Mountain is driven by indignation....Read more
In his third book William Dalrymple has dug deep to present the case of the Middle East s downtrodden Christians. More hard-hitting than either of his previous books, From the Holy Mountain is driven by indignation. While leavened with his characteristic jauntiness and humour, it is also profoundly shocking. Time and time again in the details of Dalrymple s discoveries I found myself asking: why do we not know this? The sense of unsung tragedy accumulates throughout the chapters of this book&From the Holy Mountain is the most rewarding sort of travel book, combining flashes of lightly-worn scholarship with a powerful sense of place and the immediacy of the best journalism. But more than that it is a passionate cri de coeur for a forgotten people which few readers will be able to resist Philip Marsden, Spectator
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About the author: William Dalrymple
William Dalyrmple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of the Firth of Forth.He wrote his first book, the highly acclaimed, In Xanadu, when... Read more
William Dalyrmple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of the Firth of Forth.He wrote his first book, the highly acclaimed, In Xanadu, when he was twenty-two.a He is married to the artist Olivia Fraser, and they have three children.They now divide their time between London and Delhi.
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