The Other Nile

Charlie Pye-Smith

– Journeys in Egypt, The Sudan and Ethiopia –

“Since Waugh’s day, and since 1975 and Charlie Pye-Smith’s first journey down the Nile through Egypt, The Sudan and Ethiopia, the going has got decidedly tougher. This remarkable book was inspired by his return to Africa ten years on, in 1984. Attempting to retrace his steps, he found that not only had Africa changed but so had he. Now less interested in having ‘adventures’ or experimenting with flea-ridden beds and third-class deck travel (although he did both), he finds himself moved by a more practical curiostiy. The result, the Other Nile, is rich not only in atmosphere, anecdotes and intriguing information but als in hard political fact. Here, describing the people he met – camel-herders, or diplomats, or refugees he gives the tragedies of civil war and famine vital, indivual faces. …”


Kenmerken

ISBN

9780140095647

Uitgever

Penguin Travel Library

Uitgave

1987

Oorspronkelijk

1986

Artikelnummer: 2426 Categorie:
Talen Engels
Landen Afrika div., Egypte, Hoorn van Afrika, Soedan Zuid Soedan

Beschrijving

paperback, 239 blz, in redelijke staat (verkleuring van blz, geschreven naam op schutblad)

7.95

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