So artful is his sense of composition, that this collection makes most color photography look a bit garish. -- Washington Post, Dennis Drabelle, 19 May 2002
The beauty of this...volume is to show how clear...his eye remained...capturing the faces and individual...character of people. -- San Diego Union-Tribune, David Elliott, 28 April 2002
The majestic summation of [Thesiger's] career. -- The New York Sun, Eric Ormsby, 13 May 2002
Thesiger [has] documented a world that has since been swept away by oil money and modern civilization. -- Seattle Times Intelligencer, Mary Ann Gwinn, 5 May 2002
Thesiger has given the world a marvelous record. -- Tampa Tribune, Kathleen Hipson, 26 January 2003
About the Author
Wilfred Thesiger's extraordinary journeys have won him the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society and the Burton Memorial Medal of the Royal Asiatic Society. He lives in Surrey, England.