The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt
Born the illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic Russian emigree, Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904) was a cross-dresser and sensualist, an experienced drug-taker and a transgressor of boundaries: a woman who reinvented herself as a man, wandering the Sahara on horseback.
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Isabelle Eberhardt had a fascinating life - a young European woman, a convert to Islam, living and travelling around early 1900s Algeria, often dressed in male Arab costume, she was expelled by the ... Read full review