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What an amazing life this guy lived! To have witnessed first-hand so many historical events is astounding. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Jennifer Townsend
This is beautifully researched and written biography of an unusual writer/personage/mysterious self-propagandist and a man in the vortex of the upheavals of the 1st part of the XX... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Waldemar Kalinowski
I liked the way the author took me for the ride. It's ending gave me faith in showing hospitality. Very nice.,Published 5 months ago by Paul Pellicci
Tom Reiss is a great author (see the Black Count) and finds amazing real stories to write about. He builds up an amazing and evocative picture of the oil rich multi-cultural Baku... Read morePublished 6 months ago by JungleBoy
The biographical subject of THE ORIENTALIST is an early twentieth-century Azerbaijani novelist and biographer named Lev Nussimbaum, who also published under the names of Essad Bey... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jay Dickson
I was looking for a WWI book since 1914 was the start of the war- 100 years later we shouldn't forget. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kristina
This biography is of a most remarkable man. His adventures and accomplishments read like an adventure story.
Extremely interesting and enjoyable
I love to read. I love history and I love interesting people. So, I cannot understand why I cannot get through this book. It is not a page turner for me. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Soap Snob
This book is quite good and definitely stranger than fiction. I am always impressed when the writer does the research to write in detail.Published 7 months ago by D of Delaware