James Owen

Travelling For Fun

Cleopatra’s Wedding Present: Travels Through Syria

By Robert Tewdwr Moss

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When is a travel book not a travel book? When it’s not just about travel, of course. The best travel writers show you more than the sights, and while the late Robert Tewdwr Moss’s book is a thoroughly inadequate guide to Syria, it is, perversely, a fine piece of travel writing.

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