Among the Russians

Description

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.

Details

Author(s)
Colin Thubron
Format
Paperback | 211 pages
Dimensions
134 x 203 x 13mm | 177g
Publication date
01 Jan 2001
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Imprint
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
Edition statement
Perennial
ISBN10
0060959290
ISBN13
9780060959296
Bestsellers rank
701,755