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11 edition of The collector of worlds found in the catalog.

The collector of worlds

a novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton

by Ilija Trojanow

  • 209 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burton, Richard Francis, -- Sir, -- 1821-1890 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIliya Troyanov.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2682.R56 W45513 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17050546M
    ISBN 100061351938
    ISBN 109780061351938
    LC Control Number2008034363
    OCLC/WorldCa232978198

    Something odd has happened at the museum as one of the librarians happened to disappear after finding the book, as did several of its previous owners. He admires her from a distance but is unable to make any contact with her because he is socially underdeveloped. Although Lake had committed several crimes in the Ukiah, Californiaarea, his "Operation Miranda" did not begin until after he moved to remote Wilseyville, California. By that stage, I was desperate to get the book finished and move onto something else. It was poorly received by the critics.

    Languages were weapons. Further information: List of used book conditions As with other collectibles, the value of a book ultimately depends on its physical condition. Not having known anything about Sir Richard Francis Burton, I became intrigued by this English explorer who was curious about the world and the people in it, and set himself apart from his fellow explorers in many ways. Perhaps it was because of that proximity to my previous read, but what a come down it was. Sprachen waren Waffen.

    Although the first scene was terrific it was followed by several other storybook scenes that were basically very easy. It is an impressive portrait, and perhaps for a German audience not as familiar with Burton as British or American audiences may be more than enough, but because it The collector of worlds book focusses on parts of his life it feels like a good deal is missing. Born in Sofia, he grew up in eastern Europe, Kenya and Germany. Showing of 21 next show all This novel is based on the life of Sir Richard Burton, the famous explorer whose translation of the 'Arabian Nights' scandalized Victorian society. The story is split into three main sections, each focusing on a different place Burton visited: India and Pakistan, the Middle East, and Eastern Africa. In part it's because he wrote copiously about his exploits, but most of the books are out of print or hard to get today.


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Troyanov, a Bulgarian who wrote this novel in German, is an excellent storyteller, and his intensively researched tale contains vivid scenes of enchantment, erotic encounter and horror. He is also a publisher and promotes literature from around the world.

Call our store for more information: In India, the art of love is at the center of the story; in the Arab world, it's Burton's incredible journey to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, closed off to Christians; finally, in East Africa, the focus turns to malaria and its creeping power of decay that Burton struggles to cope with.

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