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

Author: William Dalrymple
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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780006547747
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperPerennial
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  • : April 1998
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : William Dalrymple
  • : Paperback
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Description

In the spring of 587 A.D., 2 men set out from the great desert monastery of St Theodosius, near Bethlehem. It was the start of an extraordinary journey across the entire Byzantine world, and William Dalrymple has followed in their footsteps.

Awards

Shortlisted for Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award 1998 and Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 1998 and Mail on Sunday / John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 1997.

Reviews

'Compulsively readable' John Julius Norwich, Observer; 'Everything a really good travel book should be: witty, learned and also very funny' Eric Newby