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The light garden of the angel king: journeys in Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan -- Description and tr

Places

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LC ClassificationsDS337 .L48
The Physical Object
Pagination287, [16] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5319832M
ISBN 100002110423
LC Control Number72170260

"Light Garden of the Angel King" is Levi's account of his travels in Afghanistan in the late s as he looked for remnants of Greek presence and examined the influences of Hellenistic art, and it's a wonderfully crafted piece.

Spare, elegant, softly ironic, and informed by a sensitive intelligence and a deep knowledge of the classical by: 4. Since his journey, Afghanistan has suffered forty years of invasion and civil war, making it all the more poignant to rediscover `this highway of archangels/this theatre of heaven/the light garden of the God-forgiven angel King.'5/5(3).

I mentioned in my review of Peter Levi's book of travel and archaeology in Ancient Greece, The Hill of Kronos, that Levi had travelled to Afghanistan with Bruce Chatwin. This book, The Light Garden of the Angel King, is the record of that journey, from Levi's perspective.

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The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys in Afghanistan. Peter Levi. Collins, - Afghanistan - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. A fascinating book about Afghanistan inprior to the Soviet occupation, before the Taliban, and the American war.

I especially liked Peter Levi’s descriptions of Nuristan and the North 5/5(1). The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys in Afghanistan by Leci, Peter. London: Collins, Moderate pencil marginalia and underlining throughout, otherwise textblock is clean and tight.

Minimal wear to binding. Unclipped dust jacket has stain on cover see photo edge wear and closed tears and creasing. pp., including notes and index.

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by Peter Levi. Hardcover. details. ISBN: Paperback: The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys in Afghanistan (Travel Library). Levi, a Jewish-born Jesuit priest and classics tutor at Oxford, is also a five-volume poet as well as an amateur archaeological sleuth who journeyed in Afghanistan a few years ago and this is his report to the interested &#; bound to be limited.

Levi is, if nothing else, a sensitive traveler: ""I could not bring myself even to visit Shakr-i-Zohak because I felt that I hated.

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Buy Direct. Price: USD. price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to edges. Levi's account of his studies and travel in Afghanistan, much of it in the company of Chatwin.

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