Read the book on a wild beach of Lake Huron - a kin landscape with the desolate Black Sea shores, those haunted by the old Scythians and Sarmatians. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Amazon Customer
I knew very little about the Black Sea and the lands that surround it, so the book taught me a lot. It does jump around a bit between eras and regions, and can be difficult to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Matthew J. Brennan
I'm only about a quarter-way through this book, but I am rating it now because there could be no better time to read it than now, during the Olympic games in Sochi! Read morePublished 17 months ago by charlene at Dosido Bookshelf
This is one of the best books I have ever read, it details the history of the region, and politely discusses the reasons for homelessness, they are called Schythians and you can... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Beach Guy
Ascherson writes well about the various peoples and cultures have inhabited this area and I enjoyed the personal touches of his own experiences while traveling around the Black... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Orlando
Why isn't there a good map ? How can there be such an interesting book on the history of a place with only one pathetic map?
This is amazing! Read more
I was initially pleased with this book, but became less so when I realized that there was little or no information about the current state of the area or even of the area in the... Read morePublished on June 27, 2013 by Jo