"'Excellent survey of Roma musicians in the Balkans... What distinguishes Cartwright is his style, his verve and his whole-hearted engagement with his subject' Observer 'Funny, revealing and frequently moving' Observer Music Monthly 'A timely and hugely enjoyable exploration of the most exciting music Europe has to offer' Songlines 'Reminiscent of Jack Kerouac or Hunter S. Thompson... the prose is carefully written and keenly observed' New Internationalist 'For anyone interested in the reality of Roma culture, or planning a holiday in the region, this is the perfect offbeat companion' Sue Steward, Telegraph 'Insightful, energised and empathetic' Time Out"
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About the Author
Garth Cartwright was born in Palookaville, New Zealand. He left school at 16, tried his hand at singing in punk bands, promoting concerts and even boxing, before turning to writing full time. In 1995 he won the Guardian Music Writing Award. He has written for the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent On Sunday, The Times, and Folk Roots.