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The Freya Stark story

Freya Stark

The Freya Stark story

a condensation in one volume of Traveller"s prelude, Beyond Euphrates, and The coast of incense

by Freya Stark

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTraveller"s prelude, Beyond Euphrates, The coast of incense
The Physical Object
Pagination374 p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14424839M
LC Control Number53012847

Freya Stark had come to prominence a few years earlier, with the publication of her first book, “The Valleys of the Assassins” (), a study in Islamic history and geography related with the Author: Claudia Roth Pierpont. Discover Freya Stark; Quotes, Life, Works, Sources and more!Unwrap a complete list of books by Freya Stark and find books available for swap. We see that javascript is disabled or not supported by your browser - javascript is needed for important actions on the site.

Freya Madeline Stark, writer and traveller: born Paris 31 January ; CBE ; DBE ; books include The Southern Gates of Arabia , Seen in the Hadhramaut , Letters from Syria Author: MALISE RUTHVEN. The Freya Stark story by Freya Stark and writer Freya Stark wrote this book "as an armchair journey for the average reader" after discovering that contemporary knowledge of the Arab world in Europe and the United States was out of date. She gives an introductory history and political analysis of the region in the introduction, especially.

Freya Stark (Stark, Freya) used books, rare books and new books › Find all books by 'Freya Stark' and compare prices › Find signed collectible books by 'Freya Stark' Coast of Incense. by Freya Stark. ISBN () Books on Tape, Find This Book. In the fall of , Freya Stark, a thirty-five-year-old Englishwoman, set out on her first journey to the Middle East. Bolstered by a command of Arabic, a fair knowledge of Farsi, and an irrepressible drive that would characterize her more than five decades as a traveler and explorer, Stark spent most of the next four years in Iraq and traveled alone throughout some of the wilder 4/5(1).


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In her lifetime she was famous for her experiences in the Middle East, her writing and her cartography.3/5. The Freya Stark Story Hardcover – by Freya Stark (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Freya Stark.

Looking for books by Freya Stark. See all books authored by Freya Stark, including The Valleys of the Assassins, and A Winter in Arabia, and more on This volume incorporates, in shorter form, three of Freya Stark's previous books which were published The Freya Stark story book in England: Traveller's Prelude, Beyond Euphrates, and The Coast of Incense.

And there is humor, eclat and elegance- as well as an almost childlike delight in small things that qualifies these accounts as belles lettres as well as travel writing which is personalized and occasionally tinted.

Freya Stark, British travel writer who is noted for two dozen highly personal books in which she describes local history and culture as well as everyday life. Many of her trips were to remote areas in Turkey and the Middle East where few Europeans, particularly women, had traveled before.

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Lawrence pronounced Stark 'a gallant creature, a remarkable person'. I wonder now if Freya Madeleine Stark () felt the same as she followed the exploits of Lawrence of Arabia.

Freya Stark was an adventurer and explorer, memoir and travel writer, who taught herself Arabic, Farsi and Turkish. But she grew up neither brave nor bold. At an accident disfigured her face. Good days are to be gathered like grapes, to be trodden and bottled into wine and kept for age to sip at ease beside the fire.

If the traveler has vintaged well, he need trouble to wander no longer; the ruby moments glow in his glass at will. Over the course of her long life, Freya also visited Nepal, Afghanistan, India, Cambodia, China, Kenya and Cyprus.

In she also spent five months in Barbados while her then husband was serving as Deputy Governor. Freya Stark was the author of numerous travel books. Among the minor classics are the books of Freya Stark, including ''The Valley of the Assassins,'' ''A Winter in Arabia,'' ''Perseus in the Wind'' Author: Richard Bernstein.

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Havin. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Freya Stark books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE [1] (31 January – 9 May ) was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographical works and essays.

- Freya Stark () es una de las grandes aventureras y escritoras de todos los tiempos. Especializada en los países de oriente, escribió dos decenas de relatos y fue nombrada Dama del Imperio Británico enentre otros galardones.

28 pins. Hailed as a classic upon its first publication inThe Valleys of the Assassins firmly established Freya Stark as one of her generation's most intrepid explorers.

The book chronicles her travels into Luristan, the mountainous terrain nestled between Iraq and present-day Iran, often with only a single guide and on a shoestring by: 5. Dame Freya Stark, a resourceful and scholarly travel writer who was the first Westerner to journey through many regions of the Middle East, died on Sunday at her home in Asolo in northeast Italy.

She was Dame Freya, who was born in Paris. Over the Rim of the World. Selected Letters of Freya Stark by Stark, Freya and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   A memoir is different: in a memoir a specific person is doing the remembering, and the memoir is all about their subjective opinions.

In this biography of Freya Stark, Izzard moves between memoir and biography, but also writes as an investigative reporter. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stark, Freya.

Freya Stark story. New York, Coward-McCann [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Freya Stark; Freya Stark. Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE (31 January – 9 May ) was a British explorer and travel writer.

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London, First trade edition, British issue, of this richly illustrated book about the work of famous British engraver Reynolds Stone, whose engravings were used in the books of Middle East traveler Freya Stark, inscribed by Stark to the founder of the Euro.