Eight deserts, three years, one book: Updating Thesiger and Philby?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2018


  At the British Library recently, William Atkins explained his decision to travel eight deserts in three years and produce a weighty, beautifully written book. Was the move to the desert an age-old quest – for silence – or was it an equally well-worn instinct for flight – from heartbreak? At the British Library, Mr Atkins didn’t … Continue reading “Eight deserts, three years, one book: Updating Thesiger and Philby?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK