Where Nights Are Longest: Travels by Car Through Western Russia

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Random House, Jan 1, 1984 - Soviet Union - 211 pages
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User Review  - Marija - Goodreads

I rarely read a book and think, "I wish I wrote that," but this is one such book. Thubron drove around western Soviet Union in the early 1980s (about the time I was there with a tightly-controlled ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

Phenomenally descriptive account of a tour through the Soviet Union in the 1980s. I've read a lot of his travel books and this is so far the best. Read full review

Contents

Across White Russia
1
Moscow
25
Early Heartlands
51
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About the author (1984)

Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing. His first books were about the Middle East--Damascus, Lebanon, and Cyprus. In 1982 he traveled in the Soviet Union, pursued by the KGB. From these early experiences developed his great travel books on the landmass that makes up Russia and Asia: "Among the Russians"; "Behind the Wall: A Journey through China"; "The Lost Heart of Asia"; "In Siberia"; and most recently, "Shadow of the Silk Road".

Colin Thubron is an award-winning novelist as well as, arguably, the most admired travel writer of our time. He lives in London.

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