Synopses & Reviews
Marius Kociejowski follows up his now classic The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool with The Pigeon Wars of Damascus. A metaphysical journalist in search of echoes rather than analogies, hints as opposed to verities, Kociejowski discovers once again at the periphery of Damascene societyfor the outcast is often made of the very thing that rejects hima way to understand the challenges and changes refashioning post-9/11 Syria and the Middle East, reminding us once again of the deeper purpose of travel: to absorb and understand the spirit of a place, and to return changed.
Pigeon Wars offers an outcast's tour of the post 9-11 clashes and challenges and changes refashioning the Middle East.
About the Author
Marius Kociejowski: Marius Kociejowski was born and raised in Canada, and now lives in England. A poet, essayist and travel writer, he is the award-winning author of four collections of poetry, The Street Philosopher and the Holy Fool
, and is the editor of Syria Through Writers' Eyes.
He lives and works as a bookseller in London.