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Mirror to Damascus

(1967)
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Mirror to Damascus is a unique portrait of a city now obscured by recent upheavals, by one of the most indefatigable and popular of travel writers.

Described by the author as simply 'a work of love,' Mirror to Damascus is an enthralling and fascinating history of Damascus from the Amorites of the Bible to the revolution of 1966, as well as being a charming and witty personal record of a city well-loved.

In explaining how modern Damascus is rooted in immemorial layers of culture and tradition, Thubron explores the historical, artistic, social and religious inheritance of the Damascenes in an amusing and perceptive manner, whilst interspersing the narrative with innumerable anecdotes about travellers of bygone days.



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Hardback Editions

September 1967 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 0-434-77980-6 / 978-0-434-77980-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Paperback Editions

December 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mirror To Damascus: 50th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 0-09-953229-8 / 978-0-09-953229-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 0-14-024546-4 / 978-0-14-024546-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mirror To Damascus (Century travellers)
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 0-09-972720-X / 978-0-09-972720-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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September 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mirror to Damascus (Century Travellers)
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 0-7126-9456-0 / 978-0-7126-9456-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Mirror To Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 1-4450-6634-3 / 978-1-4450-6634-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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September 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Mirror To Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
ISBN: 1-4450-6635-1 / 978-1-4450-6635-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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September 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Mirror to Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mirror To Damascus
Author(s): Colin Thubron
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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