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Lost Heart of Asia
     

Lost Heart of Asia

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by Colin Thubron
 

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A land of enormous proportions, countless secrets, and incredible history, Central Asia was the heart of the great Mongol empire of Tamerlane and scene of Stalin's cruelest deportations. A remote and fascinating region in a constant state of transition—never more so than since the collapse of the Soviet Union—it encompasses terrain as diverse as the

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The Lost Heart of Asia 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I agree that this is a terrific book. It is very well-written, and I would definitely recommend it to others.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is compleltey amazing.Describes perefectly the juxapostion of a country,trapped between the decay of russian communism and the ancient culture mosiac of the turkish empire.
Big_Skeptic More than 1 year ago
Thubron is a talented writer, and it's clear he spent a lot of time in Central Asia. The tone is a little melancholy and depressing. Not sure if this is a reflection of the author or Central Asia. If you are interested in learning more about Uzbekistan through an exciting thriller, check out The Opportunists by Yohann de Silva, which has received some great reviews.