The Hills of Adonis: A Quest in Lebanon


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The Hills of Adonis is not only a masterfully-written travel book but also a personal quest for meaning by the author. Ostensibly this is a book about Lebanon, finely written and deeply felt -- not the Lebanon that a Beirut businessman would recognize, but a coastline of small historic ports and a littoral of beautiful mountains. In this country, the ruins of Phoenician, Greek and Roman are among the most impressive in the world. Crusader castles and Arab palaces stand together in the hills, and the people are a unique ...

The Hills of Adonis: A Quest in Lebanon 2009, Vintage Books

ISBN-13: 9780099532286

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