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Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing, and the winner of many prizes and awards. His first writing was about the Middle East - Damascus, Lebanon and Cyprus. In 1982 he travelled into the Soviet Union in an ancient Morris Marina, pursued by the KGB, a journey he recorded in Among the Russians. From these early experiences developed his classic travel books: Behind the Wall (winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Thomas Cook Travel Award), The Lost Heart of Asia, In Siberia (Prix Bouvier) and Shadow of the Silk Road (all available in Vintage). In 2010 Colin Thubron became President the Royal Society of Literature.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Colin Thubron

To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron
To a Mountain in Tibet
Colin Thubron
January 2012 Travel Book of the Month. Spare like the landscape he depicts, Colin Thubron writes of the landscape of Tibet and the pilgrimage route to Mount Kailas, sacred to Hindus and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2012
To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron
To a Mountain in Tibet
Colin Thubron
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 3 March 2011. Spare like the landscape he depicts, Colin Thubron writes of the landscape of Tibet and the pilgrimage route to Mount Kailas, sacred to Hindus and Buddhists but rarely...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2011

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