The Ends of the Earth

The Ends of the Earth

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ISBN-13: 9781909961029
Publisher: Haus Publishing
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Roger Willemsen is the author of a number of works of nonfiction, including one based on interviews with former Guantánamo detainees. Peter Lewis is the translator of Sabine Gruber’s Roman Elegy.

Table of Contents

Eifel - Departure 1

Gibraltar - The Ne Plus Ultra 11

The Himalayas - In the fog of the Prithvi Highway 38

Isafjördur - The blind spot 62

God's Window - The final curtain 71

Minsk - The stranger in the bed 87

Patagonia - The forbidden place 101

Timbuktu - The Boy Indigo 141

Bombay - The oracle 161

Tangkiling - The road to nowhere 175

Kamchatka - Ashes and magma 197

Mandalay - A dream of the sea 234

Lake Fucino - Wasting away 255

Gorée - The door of no return 276

Hong Kong - Paste restante 301

The Amu-Darya - On the frontiers of Transoxania 324

Toraja - Among the dead 344

Tonga - Taboo and fate 359

Kinshasa - Scenes from a war 393

Chiang Mai - Opium 412

Orvieto - The fixation 425

The North Pole - Contemplation 453

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