Books tagged: travel in the middle east

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The Disruption of Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Thomas is long settled in a comfortable rut. He doesn't travel if he can avoid it. His agent in a distant market throws his well-ordered life into disarray like a bowling ball scattering ten pins; the agent manoeuvres him into the longest and strangest trip he has ever made. Thomas meets frustrations, near disasters and inconveniences as he tries to cope in a region with an unfamiliar culture.
Fountains in the Sand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
One need not strain one’s eyes too much reading between the lines to find the homoerotic in Norman Douglas's travel writing. An Austrian-born Scott, Douglas spent much of his adult life traveling the world partially to see it and partially to escape the law in whatever country he recently had departed.
Talking with Strangers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would a woman travel on her own through the Middle East? With an interest in alternate travel and ancient history, she ignores pulped opinion and terrorist hype and goes to find the truth. This book is a journey from Athens to Cairo on local transport; through towns, markets and ancient ruins. It confronts trusted opinions and demands a greater respect for all people.