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DetailsIn his third book william dalrymple has dug deep to present the case of the middle easts downtrodden christians more hard-hitting than either of his previous books, from the holy mountain is driven by indignation while leavened with his characteristic jauntiness and humour, it is also profoundly shocking time and time again in the details of dalrymples discoveries i found myself asking: why do we not know this? the sense of unsung tragedy accumulates throughout the chapters of this book from the holy mountain is the most rewarding sort of travel book, combining flashes of lightly-worn scholarship with a powerful sense of place and the immediacy of the best journalism but more than that it is a passionate cri de coeur for a forgotten people which few readers will be able to resist-philip marsden, spectator About the Author: William Dalrymple FRSL, FRGS, FRAS (born William Hamilton-Dalrymple on 20 March 1965) is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as a prominent broadcaster and critic. His books have won numerous awards and prizes, including the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award, the Hemingway, the Kapu?ci?ski and the Wolfson Prizes. He has been four times longlisted and once shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. He is also one of the co-founders and co-directors of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival. In 2012 he was appointed a Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in the Humanities by Princeton University. In the Spring of 2015 he was appointed the OP Jindal Distinguished Lecturer at Brown University.
SKU Code IBD B 393 Weight in Kg 0.4220 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780143031086 Author Name William Dalrymple Publisher Name PENGUIN INDIA