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bookrecommendations

Book reviews and recommendations.


Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia

15 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoCelt97

Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk is a sprawling true story of how European explores came to Central Asia in search of buried empires and treasures in the old cities...

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia Review

14 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoCelt97

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk is a book about the pre-cursor to the cold war that happened in the 19th century between the British Empire and Russia. It is called ‘The Great Game’ because it was a secret war...

The Wendigo book review/recommendation

14 Mar 2021 2 minute read 1 comment CryptoCelt97

The Wendigo is a short horror novella (48 pages) written in the early 20th century by the famed author Algernon Blackwood. The scene is set when a rag-tag group of hunters delve deep into the uncharted and unforgiving Canadian wilderness in search of...