Exploring his life-long fascination with the Silk Road, the author travels alone through remote regions of Central Asia, glorying in its diversity yet lamenting the economic and cultural changes that threaten to eradicate some of its peoples.
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Daniel Metcalfe left Oxford University in 2002 with a degree in Classics. Long fascinated by Central Asia, he taught himself Persian and headed to Iran and the steppes. An energetic traveller, Metcalfe - who also speaks Russian, Swedish and Portuguese - has journeyed extensively throughout Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091925525
Book Description Hutchinson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091925525 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1035732