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Yemen: Jewel of Arabia

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Combining outstanding photographic skills with assiduous research, this book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through Yemen

"Absolutely gorgeous" --Sandi Toksvig, BBC Radio 4

The sophisticated traveler is fast awakening to the glories and treasures of Yemen, the land of the half-mythic Queen of Sheba and the "Arabia Felix" coveted by ancient Rome. Yet the "glories a

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Paperback, 212 pages
Published August 20th 2009 by Interlink Pub Group (first published April 13th 2009)
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Raghu Parthasarathy
Nov 30, 2014 rated it liked it
The book has wonderful pictures, and it’s about a fascinating part of the world. The text, however, is mediocre – poorly structured and poorly edited. Topics change without warning or transition from paragraph to paragraph, and there’s a general lack of organization and flow. A long section on coffee, for example, occurs without warning amid a section about a highland region, and then ends as abruptly. The overall effect is disorienting and frustrating. It’s a great book in which to look at pict ...more
Adam
Oct 18, 2010 rated it it was ok
Great pictures, lousy book.
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