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Apples in the Snow: Journey to Samarkand - Geoffrey Moorhouse

Hodder & Stoughton, 1990, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ.

From the cover: “Moorhouse started near the roof of the world, on the Soviet Union’s border with China, and he finished under the turquoise dome of Gur Emir, beside the tomb of Tamburlaine. For two months he tacked from the mountains across the steppe and on to the desert of what used to be Russian Turkestan, savouring its past and watching history being made. He contemplated conquest in the devastation Genghiz Khan left behind at Merv and he witnessed the Red Army retreating from Afghanistan. Everywhere he went he felt the stirrings of perestroika and the tension it has produced between Russian colonisers and Muslims in the south of the Soviet Union.”
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 189
ISBN: 0340525320

£8.50