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To the Frontier

Geoffrey Moorhouse
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571247219
Date Published
27.11.2008
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Summary

To the Frontier is the compelling and vivid account of Geoffrey Moorhouse’s three-month journey through Sind, Baluchistan and the Punjab to the legendary North-West frontier of Pakistan. From there he reached the closed Khyber Pass and the border with Afghanistan which he was – uniquely – permitted to cross, and scaled the highest peaks of the Hindu Kush. Moorhouse’s evocation of a beautiful, turbulent and little-known region is masterly and unforgettable.

‘It was high time someone put Pakistan on the travel bookshelf, and this is what Geoffrey Moorhouse has done – with style, relish, much wit and enormous good humour … No one has better captured the scenic contrasts of this diverse country.’ Sunday Telegraph

Geoffrey Moorhouse

Geoffrey Moorhouse has been described as “one of the best writers of our time” (Byron Rogers, The Times), “a brilliant historian” (Dirk Bogarde, Daily Telegraph) and “a writer whose gifts are beyond” category” (Jan Morris, Independent on Sunday). His numerous books — travel narratives, histories, novels and sporting prints — have won prizes and been translated into several languages: To…

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