An account of seven years on the Silk Road.
Christopher Aslan Alexander was born in Turkey and grew up in war-torn Beirut. After university he moved to Central Asia. While writing a guidebook about Khiva, he fell in love with this desert oasis boasting the most homogenous example of Islamic architecture in the world, and stayed.
'An enjoyable account of the seven years the author spent living in the remote desert oasis of Khiva in Uzbekistan' Editors Pick, Travel, Bookseller