An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan

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Picador, Aug 2, 2011 - Travel - 512 pages
21 Reviews

With a New Afterword by the Author

Part travelogue, part historical evocation, part personal quest, and part reflection on the joys and perils of passage, this acclaimed synthesis of description and insight remains as relevant today as when it first appeared. Jason Elliot's An Unexpected Light is a remarkable, poignant book about Afghanistan and a heartfelt reflection on the experience of travel itself.

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Review: An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan

User Review  - Sharon Bodnar - Goodreads

Another book club selection that was basically a love affair between the author and Afghanistan. It was too much a travelogue with more and more of the same events and landscape. I would give it half a star if I could. Read full review

Review: An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan

User Review  - Connie - Goodreads

Loved traveling in Afghanistan and loved the opportunity to revisit it with Jason Elliot. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Jason Elliot lives in London. He is the bestselling author of An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan and Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran.

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