Bookstore

sewing circles of herat 80x80 - The Carpet Wars
The Sewing Circles of Herat : A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan
September 5, 2020
inhaling the mahatma 80x80 - The Carpet Wars
Inhaling The Mahatma
September 5, 2020
Show all

The Carpet Wars

Foreign correspondent Christopher Kremmer’s riveting and timely account of a decade spent living, travelling and reporting from Asia and the Middle East.

$30.99

Usually ships in 3-7 days

SKU: 9780732271220 Category:

During his time reporting from Asia and the Middle East he formed an obsession with carpets and the 'perfect rug' - an obsession that saw him trace the threads of the carpet-making trade through the Islamic nations of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. Along the way he made lifelong friendships, but he also discovered societies ripped apart by war, religion and fratricide, and ruled over by warlords like 'the Lion of Panjsher' Ahmed Shah Massoud - and terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. The Carpet Wars tells the story of Kremmer's amazing journey and his fascinating but fraught experiences in one the most ancient, misunderstood and least-touristed parts of the world.

ISBN9780732271220
Book Title

The Carpet Wars

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers

Imprint

HarperCollins – Australia

Genre

Travel Writing

Format

Paperback

Dimensions

198mm x 131mm

Date Published

March 2007

Pages

448

Weight0.466 kg