Among the Russians
Author : Colin Thubron
Publisher : Random House
Total Pages : 211
Release : 2004
ISBN 10 : 9780099459293
ISBN 13 : 0099459299
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Russians Book Description:

Here is a fresh perspective on the last tumultuous years of the Soviet Union and an exquisitely poetic travelogue.With a keen grasp of Russia's history, a deep appreciation for its architecture and iconography, and an inexhaustible enthusiasm for its people and its culture, Colin Thubron is the perfect guide to a country most of us will never get to know firsthand. Here, we can walk down western Russia's country roads, rest in its villages, and explore some of the most engaging cities in the world. Beautifully written and infinitely insightful, "Among the Russians" is vivid, compelling travel writing that will also appeal to readers of history and current events--and to anyone captivated by the shape and texture of one of the world's most enigmatic culture.


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