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In Xanadu: A Quest (New edition)


One of the most successful, influential and acclaimed travel books of recent years from the author of 'Return of a King', which has been shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize. At the age of twenty-two, William Dalrymple left his college in Cambridge to travel to the ruins of Kublai Khan's stately pleasure dome in Xanadu. This is an account of a quest which took him and his companions across the width of Asia, along dusty, forgotten roads, through villages and cities full of unexpected hospitality and wildly ...

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In Xanadu: A Quest
2012, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780307948885

Trade paperback

In Xanadu: A Quest
2000, Lonely Planet Publications, Hawthorn, Victoria

ISBN-13: 9781864501735

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In Xanadu: A Quest
1990, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780006544159

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In Xanadu: A Quest
1989, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002179485


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