A Winter in Arabia: A Journey Through Yemen by Freya Stark

By Freya Stark

During this follow-up to The Southern Gates of Arabia, Freya Stark chronicles a wintry weather spent within the middle of the Hadhramaut desolate tract excavating what could have been one of many historical towns of South Arabia.
While lines of an previous civilization have been being exposed Stark recorded the day by day lifetime of an Arab city not often visited through outsiders. during the expressiveness of her prose she brings to existence the figures of the villagers with whom she lived.

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