Misadventure in the Middle East: Travels as a Tramp, Artist and Spy

Misadventure in the Middle East: Travels as a Tramp, Artist and Spy

An extraordinary and highly original account of one man's amazing journey. A young British artist spends a year traveling thoughout the Middle East, from the drug-fuelled ski slopes of Iran via secret beaches, palaces, police cells, nightclubs, torture chambers, brothels and studios. Young people reveal an unpredictable Middle East to him that challenges the nightly news. And as the invasion of Iraq intensifies, Hemming must go up to Baghdad--but the trip could cost him his life.

Title:Misadventure in the Middle East: Travels as a Tramp, Artist and Spy
Edition Language:English
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    Misadventure in the Middle East: Travels as a Tramp, Artist and Spy Reviews

  • Tariq Mahmood

    O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know one another... The Quran 49:13. This was a courageous travelogue of two artists crisscr...

  • Karen

    This is a book about two British artists in their late 20's who bought a truck they named Yasmine and who set off to tour the Middle East just before (and during) the war with Baghdad after 9/11. The ...

  • Arthur Banos

    An unexpectedly good read. It is light, has some humour and deals with some difficult issues with respect....

  • thereadytraveller

    Two artists from the United Kingdom undertake a journey through the Middle East to explore the region post 9/11 and up to and during the invasion of Iraq. The book focuses primarily on the people they...

  • Strivetoengage

    For several years now I have been reading to the theme of the Middle East. From the local library I read the travel memoir of Henry Hemming called Misadventure in the Middle East: Travels as Tramp, Ar...

  • Koral Intens

    Nie podobała mi się. Główni bohaterowie to totalni ignoranci dla których sztuka jest ważniejsza niż ich własne życie....

  • Behrooz

    Interesting....

  • Lataj?ce ksi??ki

    To książka o najdłuższym tytule na mojej półce, a przedstawia pasjonującą wyprawę na Bliski Wschód jeszcze zanim wybuchła II Wojna w Zatoce Perskiej, ale już po ataku 11 września.Dwójka ...

  • Gerald Sinstadt

    Henry Hemming and his friend Al are twenty-two-year-old art graduates who decide to take a year travelling through (or perhaps towards) "the heart of the Middle East." Their travels take them from the...

  • Rose Mary

    The book has all the youthful energy, humour and fun as well as the depth and insightfulness of a mature and sensitive author. It is a very enjoyable and educating adventure story about two young Brit...