Blogs in December 2014

Under the Dragon: A Journey Through Burma 29th December 2014

This book is really a series of life stories. The wrap-around tale, Rory’s quest for an old basket, is merely window-dressing. The real story are the bitterly sad tales – an old woman dreaming of foreign train routes, an...

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The Abyssinian Proof 1st January 1970

The Ottoman Empire is plagued by thefts of antiquities from mosques and churches that, within days, appear for sale in Europe. Among them is a reliquary, presumed lost for four hundred years and around which an elaborate and mysterious...

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