June 25, 2015

The Road to Oxiana,

by Robert Byron (1937)



There's a poignancy about reading Robert Byron's account of his journey through the Middle East to Oxiana, on the border with Afghanistan and the former Soviet Union.


Written between the wars, it is a quite astounding marriage...

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