The Chains of Heaven: An Ethiopian Adventure


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  • Publish Date: 2006-05-23
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Philip Marsden

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Paperback. Pub Date :2006-08-21 Pages: 310 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK Philip 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. Ethiopia bred in me the conviction that if there is a wider purpose to our life. it is to understand the world. to seek out its diversity. to celebrate its heroes and its wonders - in short. to witness it.When Philip Marsden first went to Ethiopia in 1982. it changed the direction of his life. What he saw of its stunning antiquity. its raw Christianity. its extremes of brutality and grace prompted his curiosity. and made him a writer.But Ethiopia at that time was torn apart by ... civil war The north. the ancient heartland of the country. was closed off Twenty years later. Marsden returned The result is this book ...