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Interesting story, well told, funny, good writing, just a really good book.
A very interesting book, providing some insight into the present-day culture and history of Afghanistan but a good story in its own right.
Mr. Stewart has written an entertaining account of his walk across Afghanistan in 2002.
There were some interesting parts to this crazy guy's idea of walking across Afghanistan. But he seemed to jump all over in descriptions. Was this a history book? A travelogue? Read morePublished 2 days ago by R.L.D.
This book captivated my interest and opened my eyes to an entire population that I have never known. Rory Stewart is certainly a courageous individual. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Robert W. Spradling
Amazing book about the author and his travels across Afghanistan, and the country-folk. Helps to understand the current situation there and the scathing prejudices of the locals... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Weatherman
Easy read in which you will learn A LOT about Afghanistan. I give this book as gifts to friends. It is one of my favorite books. There is a dog that plays a part, too.Published 10 days ago by Helen Wheels
Provides great insights into the country and how it is fundamentally different to the US. Can be depressing at times, but I read it to the end while on vacation. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Art
In this volume, the American narratives about failed states that exists in a "power vacuum" of violence and anarchy meets reality. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Marcus
If you are interested in Afghanistan, the middle east, or enjoy adventure this is a great book. Each area of Afghanistan the writer encounters offers a culture, history and a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Matthew R. Gardner
I had a chance to meet Rory and find the journey a remarkable achievement. At the end though it is the innocent I grieve for most.Published 3 months ago by George
Whether making a journey, or writing a book, I guess that in our internet era there will always be people who feel compelled to pass some sort of harshly overdone judgment. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Been around this block, several times over