Hearing Birds Fly

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Januar 2003



* Wonderfully accessible travel book on an inaccessible country - Outer Mongolia.


Louise Waugh has written for the GUARDIAN on Ulan Bator, and a 10-part series on Mongolia for the BBC World Service.


With a skill and art quite extraordinary for a first book ... the reader is drawn into the world she describes through the warmth of her friendships and the sympathy and generosity with which she treats all aspects of her subject. I put the book down finally with a sense of absolute satisfaction, having spent the last few hours beneath the spell of a writer of real integrity and power Chris Stewart Her great strength is telling the villager s' stories, which she does with an engaging blend of charm, directness, humour and awe at the power of nature... It is a mark of Waugh's success that the romantic terra incognita she describes, helped by unsentime TLS An elegy to a remarkable part of the world. SUNDAY TIMES Waugh has captured the starkly beautiful landscapes in restrained descriptive passages, but the most fascinating aspect of her narrative is her portrayal of the villagers and the nomads she meets higher up the mountains... HEARING BIRDS FLY is an extraordi OBSERVER
EAN: 9780349115801
ISBN: 034911580X
Untertitel: A Year in a Mongolian Village. colour illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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