Marco Polo travelled to China in 1271 and spent the next twenty years in the service of Kublai Khan. He wrote his famous Travels after returning home, whilst a prisoner in Genoa. Nigel Cliff's first book, The Shakespeare Riots (2007), was shortlisted for the Washington-based National Award for Arts Writing. His second book, The Last Crusade: Vasco da Gama and the Birth of the Modern World appeared in 2011.
|Reihe||Penguin Clothbound Classics|
|Verlag||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Maße (L/B/H)||206/132/32 mm|
|Abbildungen||w. 3 maps and Illustrationen by Coralie Bickford-Smith|