Thursday, 18 August 2016

Persia in the Great Game - Sir Percy Sykes: Explorer, Consul, Soldier, Spy

This book comes highly recommended, both to students of that part of the world (Iran aka Persia) and connoisseurs of lively narrative.  All persons named Sykes, according to the author, Antony Wynn,  originate from one forebear in Yorkshire.  Now read on...

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