Among the Russians

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Heinemann, 1983 - Travel - 211 pages
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Here is a fresh perspective on the last tumultuous years of the Soviet Union and an exquisitely poetic travelogue.With a keen grasp of Russia's history, a deep appreciation for its architecture and iconography, and an inexhaustible enthusiasm for its people and its culture, Colin Thubron is the perfect guide to a country most of us will never get to know firsthand. Here, we can walk down western Russia's country roads, rest in its villages, and explore some of the most engaging cities in the world. Beautifully written and infinitely insightful, Among the Russians is vivid, compelling travel writing that will also appeal to readers of history and current events-and to anyone captivated by the shape and texture of one of the world's most enigmatic culture.

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User Review  - Jintong Shi - Goodreads

A great travel literature by a British author who drove all the way to Russia from UK, during the Cold War. Read full review

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User Review  - Джей Мэлоун - Goodreads

Wish I could write like this Read full review

Contents

Across White Russia p
1
Moscow p
25
Early Heartlands p
51
Copyright

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