A reed shaken by the wind

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Longmans, Green, 1957 - History - 223 pages
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Review: A Reed Shaken by the Wind: Travels among the Marsh Arabs of Iraq

User Review  - Gilbert - Goodreads

A fantastically unique style of travel writing from the day before travel writing became so popular. I love the middle east so this was my main attraction for seeking this out and it didn't dissapoint ... Read full review

Review: A Reed Shaken by the Wind: Travels among the Marsh Arabs of Iraq

User Review  - Harvey Tordoff - Goodreads

Gavin Maxwell's Ring of Bright Water sold a million copies and became a much-loved movie. It tells the story of Maxwell's life with Mijbil the otter on a Scottish island. Before this, Maxwell had ... Read full review

Contents

The principal occupation of reed weaving
116
Sunset on the land of seasonal marsh
132
The war dance of Jabir
149

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