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Publisher: Pimlico lONDON, 2000
Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a we... View more info
By: Winstone H.V.F.
Publisher: Barzan Publishing, London, 2004
Edition: Revised Edition
H.V.E. Winstone's absorbing biography of Gertrude Bell was the first full-scale account of her life when it was published in 1978. Since then it has been reprinted many times. In this revised edition, the author sheds fresh light on Gertrude's life and on recent events in Iraq. Text supported by end paper maps and black and white photos. View more info