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    Free read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Colin Thubron [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read 45 stars to follow the Silk Road is to follow a ghost It flows through the heart of Asia but it has officially vanished leaving behind it the

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    [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Shadow of the Silk Road is a phenomenal book The author British travel writer Colin Thubron traveled from Xian an ancient capital of China to Antioch in Turkey along the silk road blending broad historical knowledge with acute observ

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    [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read I totally loved this book specially the travels through China Perhaps I shouldn't say that the travel through Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Tajikistan and Afghanistan were also fascinating The peoples the faiths the customs both over centuries passed and now today all were discussed Little things like the facial characteristics and body forms and hats worn were so well described Each cultural group became an identity I have to visit China

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    [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read Summary Shadow of the Silk Road Shadow of the Silk Road records a journey along the greatest land route on earth Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish Turkey Colin

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    [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron is not only the pre eminent travel writer of his generation as The SUNDAY TELEGRAPH says about himhe is much much than

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    [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read Summary Shadow of the Silk Road One of my favorite genres is the travel narrative Paul Theroux Tony Horwitz Bill Bryson And one of my favorite travel narrative locations is China it’s vast geographically socially any way you look at it I was looking forward to this book because it combined a couple of my favorite genres But I’m under whelmed It seems Thubron was on journey to work out some personal demons or issues This would be fine but combining it with a travel na

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    Summary Shadow of the Silk Road Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read [Pdf/E–book] Shadow of the Silk Road there are parts of this book that are amazing Xian comes to mind and several of the strangers he meets on his journey but sadly the author's writing style is very much one that I don't like overly descriptive almost as if he was being paid by the word If you like old British travelogues where the flowery prose is important than the tale this may be the book for you On the other hand if you are looking for something its still here but its

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    Summary Shadow of the Silk Road Free read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Colin Thubron Colin Thubron ´ 5 Read I do not read a lot of travel narratives but now and then I select one because each page I open while thumbing through or previewing on holds something interesting and makes me want to keep on reading This book passed my small test an

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Read Shadow of the Silk Road ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free A fra le rovine di epoche lontane che riemergono nei resti di un minareto nel deserto nelle iscrizioni intraducibili di un tempio perduto nei tratti somatici delle persone incontrate La Via della Seta finisce per assumere su di sé il significato più oscuro pauroso uanto attraente del viaggio stesso la sensazione di partire e di smarrirsi nel desert. there are parts of this book that are amazing Xian comes to mind and several of the strangers he meets on his journey but sadly the author s writing style is very much one that I don t like overly descriptive almost as if he was being paid by the word If you like old British travelogues where the flowery prose is important than the tale this may be the book for you On the other hand if you are looking for something its still here but its buried

Free read ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Colin ThubronShadow of the Silk Road

Read Shadow of the Silk Road ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free La storia millenaria e in gran parte consegnata alla leggenda della Via della Seta continua ad affascinare segretamente la modernità In un viaggio tra misticismo conflittualità mistero Colin Thubron ripercorre le strade che per secoli hanno dato vita a una globalizzazione arcaica uanto febbrile di cui la seta divenne il simbolo Il confronto con l'a. 45 stars to follow the Silk Road is to follow a ghost It flows through the heart of Asia but it has officially vanished leaving behind it the pattern of its restlessness counterfeit borders unmapped peoples The road forks and wanders wherever you are It is not a single way but many a web of choices Mine stretches than seven thousand miles and is occasionally dangerousShadow of the Silk Road is a very absorbing and enlightening travel narrative that transported me to the land through which the ancient road traversed and introduced me to a diverse group of people along the way British travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron made this bold and dangerous journey in the early 2000s following the 911 terrorist attacks His venture begins at the tomb of China s Yellow Emperor the Founder of Human Civilization outside of Xian and takes us through the heart of Central Asia to Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Uzbekistan Afghanistan Iran and Kurdish Turkey a trek that covers seven thousand miles and a total of eight monthsTravel narratives are a new genre of reading for me so I can t compare this one to others However I can say that this was positively delightful full of history conversations with the citizens of these countries beautiful descriptions of the landscape and architecture and often lyrical prose Never once did I feel that I was reading textbook material Thubron can speak some of the languages encountered here when he can t he utilizes the skills of translators In either situation the people seem to be eager to open up to him this Westerner and express their views sorrows and hopes for the future of their countries Thubron touches on the varied religions of the inhabitants and visits places of worship He sits in restaurants and chats about the politics the fights for freedom the aggravation felt by many is uite evident In most cases the people are tired of fighting and long for peace Sometimes newly found independence is a struggle itself with many difficulties yet to be overcome Besides the contemporary issues Thubron illustrates the various empires and dynasties that existed in the past The region is rich with stories of kings emperors conuerors inventors artists and the like I found the information surrounding the silkworm and the silk trade itself to be uite interesting If there s one complaint I have about this wonderful book it s just that there was so much information I could never completely retain even half of what I read simply due to the number of miles and years of history covered And yet I feel enriched by having read this I would read and in fact plan to read travelogues written by Thubron I highly recommend this book to anyone that would like to learn about this region and those that take pleasure in armchair travel as I do In the shaky candle flame I remember reaching countries hundreds of miles before their official frontiers or long after Often I imagine the Silk Road itself has created and left behind these blurs and fusions like the bed of a spent river and I picture different ghostly maps laid over the political ones maps of fractured races and identities

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Read Shadow of the Silk Road ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ttualità suggerisce che neppure le devastazioni più feroci dalle orde di Tamerlano al flagello della SARS possono cancellare simili legami ancestrali La Cina moderna lo smarrimento delle repubbliche ex URSS l'Afghanistan dilaniato da decenni di conflitti le contraddizioni dell'Islam tutto uesto rivive nel racconto di Thubron in una ricerca minuzios. Style detracted from content

  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 391
  • Shadow of the Silk Road
  • Colin Thubron
  • Italian
  • 01 August 2020
  • 9788850216529