The Places in Between (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156031561, 299pp.
Publication Date: May 8, 2006
Praise For The Places in Between…
UK PRAISE FOR THE PLACES IN BETWEEN
"[Stewart's] encounters with Afghans are tragic, touching and terrifying; they all have the ring of unembellished authenticity . . . A mature debut, and an intelligent and illuminating introduction to this fascinating, unfortunate country."
-THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
"A splendid tale that is by turns wryly humorous, intensely observant, and humanely unsentimental."
"Stupendous...an instant travel classic."
"Remarkable...Gripping account of a courageous journey, observed with a scholar''s eye and a humanitarian''s heart."
"Engaging and eminently readable...A masterly job."
"Sets a new standard for cool nerve and hot determination...Sublimely written."
"A flat-out masterpiece...In very nearly every sense, too good to be true."
"Stunning...Contribute[s] greatly not only to our reading pleasure, but to our understanding of Afghanistan."