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In Search of Eden: The Course of an Obsession (Armchair Traveller)

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In his twenties and thirties, James Weir criss-crossed the landscapes of the Near East and Africa associated with the Genesis story. Did the Garden of Eden have a real earthly existence, or is it simply the mythological representation of a key stage in human progress? Weir's obsession with the story took him to lands now harrowed by war, to once-fertile savannahs where mankind took its first steps, and, in a different kind of journey, into the poetry and prose that deals with our earliest origins. In Search of Eden ends where it unexpectedly begins, at a site which just might represent the first garden, where our ancestors embarked on the long journey that shaped us all . . .

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Following life-long fascination with the loss of Paradise and dreams of return.

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???As a young man, I walked for a time in paradise.???

About the Author

James Weir is the psydonym for an academic, THES literary editor and broadcaster. He is a regular columnist for the Sunday Herald, Financial Times and Scotsman. This is is first travelogue.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781905791071
Author:
Weir, James
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Armchair Traveller
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
6.6 x 5 x 1 in 10 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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