The Road to Oxiana by Robert Byron

This travelogue chronicles a journey through Persia and Afghanistan in the 1930s, capturing the author's keen observations of the architecture, landscapes, and people he encounters. The narrative combines historical research, personal anecdotes, and vivid descriptions, providing a unique insight into these regions during this period. The author's witty and engaging style, combined with his passion for architecture, makes this book not just a travel diary but a valuable piece of cultural and historical documentation.

The 874th greatest book of all time


Published
1937
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
280-320
Words
78,000
Original Language
English

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