Christopher Robbins



Christopher Robbins began his career in journalism at the age of sixteen when he started writing jazz criticism for the Daily Telegraph. Since then he has written for numerous newspapers and magazines in Britain, Europe and the USA.

The Empress of Ireland won the Saga Award for wit, along with exceptional critical acclaim. In Search of Kazakhstan was short-listed for the Authors’ Club Best Travel Book Award 2008 in the UK and (under the title Apples Are From Kazakhstan) for the Best Travel Books of 2008 in the US. Air America, a worldwide bestseller when it was originally published, was made into a film starring Mel Gibson.

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Apples Are from Kazakhstan:...

4.02 avg rating — 1,050 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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The Test of Courage: Michel...

4.19 avg rating — 355 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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The Ravens: The Men Who Fle...

4.22 avg rating — 606 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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Air America: The Explosive ...

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The Empress of Ireland: A C...

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Assassin: a terrifying true...

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In Search of Kazakhstan: Th...

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The Household Herbal: A Com...

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“I would so much rather put up with mortars and rockets than headquarters. Mortars and rockets are exciting and can only kill you, but those guys can frustrate and bore you to death, which is a damned sight worse. The home of the useless regulations!!!’[6]”
Christopher Robbins, The Ravens

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