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This is a fascinating book, a well told tale, and a genuine journey of discovery.
A very interesting book, providing some insight into the present-day culture and history of Afghanistan but a good story in its own right.
The author is a superb storyteller and once the book has started, the reader will not be able to put it down.
While I found some of the things he came upon interesting, I found most of the book to be disjointed. What some people may consider bravery, I consider arrogance. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
An enjoyable read that provides some cultural clarity and instills some much needed human optimism - however fragile - into the problems of Afghanistan. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Limey Smokejumper
Rory Stewart can weave history, politics, psychology, humor, and drama into a wonderful flowing tale.Published 1 month ago by Brian Wickstrom
The author's courage and commitment to walking across Afghanistan are amazing. For a reader not well versed in Afghan geography, culture and history, it can be an arduous read.Published 1 month ago by VT Scooper
I have read several of Mr.Stewart's books and have enjoyed them and found them very informative. This book should be read by any and all who deployed, will be deployed and/or who... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Elisabeth G. McDonnell
Amazing survival story and insight into a primitive fierce peoples beliefs and life.which is very hard to have empathy for. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Fiona Thyssen
A great travelogue of our day. The insight into Stewart's own psychology as he walked are authentic and fresh.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book is a lot more than "just" a travel account. It's a lot of fun to read, a fascinating account of an almost impossible journey by foot through the winter mountains... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer