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Arabia Felix: Across the Empty Quarter of Arabia

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This vintage book is Bertram Thomas s 1932 travelogue, Arabia Felix . It is a factual account of his epic voyage across the vast southern desert of the Arabian Peninsula from 1930-3. A fascinating page-turner that chronicles a stunning achievement likely never to be attempted again, Arabia Felix would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and constitutes a must-rea ...more
Paperback, 442 pages
Published November 12th 2006 by Hesperides Press
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Christopher Thompson
Mar 11, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book is incredible. Bertram Thomas crosses the empty quarter of Arabia in the 1930's with a group of Bedouin, and records his experiences. First class adventure reading!
Jpvd
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
"...likely never to be attempted again..."
http://www.crossingtheemptyquarter.com
Zechy
Aug 14, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
I read this to long ago to really remember it now, but I really liked it and learned a lot.
awwo342010 Kh
I translated it into Arabic for the Obeikan Bookshop, KSA
Ahmed Almawali
من أجمل ما قرأت في أدب الرحلات بل من أجمل ما قرأت خلال هذا الموسم ربيع2011

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