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"Erika Fatland [is] shaping up to be one of the Nordics' most exciting new travel writers" National Geographic **SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORDS DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020** "A hauntingly lyrical meditation to the contingencies of history" Wall Stre et Journal "[An] impressive mix of history, reportage and travel memoir" Washington Po st The Border is a book about Russia and Russian history without its author ev er entering Russia itself; a book about being the neighbour of that mighty, expanding empire throughout history. It is a chronicle of the colourful, e xciting, tragic and often unbelievable histories of these bordering nations , their cultures, their people, their landscapes. Through her last three documentary books - one about terrorism in Beslan, o ne about the 2011 terror attacks in Norway and one about post-Soviet Centra l Asia - social anthropologist Erika Fatland has established herself as a s harp observer and an outstanding interviewer at the forefront of Nordic non -fiction. Translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.
Title: The Border - A Journey Around Russia: SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN T RAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020
ISBN Number: 0857057782
Location Published: US, MacLehose Press: 2021
Book Condition: Good
Categories: Travel Writing
Seller ID: RWARE0000062421