Subtitled, "An Ethiopian Romance". Marsden returns to the remote, fiercely beautiful landscape that has exercised a powerful mythic appeal over him since his first encounter with it over twenty years ago.
Philip Marsden is the author of 'A Far Country: Travels in Ethiopia', 'The Crossing Place: Among the Armenians' (which won the Somerset Maugham Award), 'The Bronski House: A Return to the Borderlands' and 'The Spirit Wrestlers: A Russian Journey' (Winner of the Thomas Cook Travel Book of the Year Award). He is the editor of The Spectator Book of Travel Writing and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His work has been translated into ten languages.