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The Old Silk Route

Colin Thubron

‘If I had charted the most landlocked spot on earth, the arms of my compass would have intersected here, in China's far northwest.’

Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron is a writer and novelist, who has written primarily on Central Asia, Russia and China. His books include Among the Russians, Behind the  Wall, In Siberia and Shadow of the Silk Road. In 2010 he became President of the Royal Society of Literature.

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