The Places In Between

Rory Stewart

3.89 based on 12871 ratings & 1346 reviews on

2004 Nominee

John Llewellyn Rhys Prize

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11 September 2014
336 pages
This is traveling at its hardest and travel-writing at its best

David Gilmour

With a deft, at time poetic vividness, he describes an awesome landscape, scarred by a present and a past of violence and death . . . His encounters with Afghans are tragic, touching and terrifying

Daily Telegraph

[Stewart] must have balls of steel, but he writes like and angel all the same

Giles Foden