'Weiss stumbles across an array of characters from acrobats and pilgrims to beatniks and rabbis - the result is a gripping book with no filler whatsoever.' -- Susan Swarbrick Glasgow Herald Travel
About the Author
Walter Weiss has been the editor of several publications and travelled extensively, especially in the Arab world. He has been a freelance author since 1993. His publications in English include The Bazaar: Markets and Merchants of the Islamic World and Islam: An Illustrated Historical Overview.