Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War - Thomas De Waal Reviews
Description:ISBN 0814719457 / Genre: History / Author: Thomas De Waal / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 352 Pages / Book is published 2004-11-30 ... more
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEARCHING FOR CONTEXT ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whenever I travel somewhere new, I like to do some background reading. Usually, this means picking up a book that gives me a flavour of the region and helps me put things in context. For example, before our holiday to Kefalonia, I re-read "Captain Corelli's Mandolin", which really brought Louis de Bernières characters and settings alive for me. Likewise, Lawrence Durrell's "Bitter Lemons" helped me to appreciate a side to Cyprus that is easy to miss amidst the sun, sea, sand and tourist glitz. With my sister's wedding in Yerevan fast approaching, I wanted to do the same ... Read the complete review