Item description for In Search of Eden (Armchair Traveler) (Armchair Traveller) by James Weir...
In his twenties and thirties, James Weir criss-crossed the landscapes of the Near East and Africa associated with the Genesis story. Did the Garden of Eden have a real earthly existence, or is it simply the mythological representation of a key stage in human progress? Weir's obsession with the story took him to lands now harrowed by war, to once-fertile savannahs where mankind took its first steps, and, in a different kind of journey, into the poetry and prose that deals with our earliest origins. In Search of Eden ends where it unexpectedly begins, at a site which just might represent the first garden, where our ancestors embarked on the long journey that shaped us all...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.4" Width: 4.8" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 18, 2007
Publisher Haus Publishers Ltd.
ISBN 1905791070 ISBN13 9781905791071
Availability 0 units.
More About James Weir
James Weir is the psydonym for an academic, THES literary editor and broadcaster. He is a regular columnist for the Sunday Herald, Financial Times and Scotsman. This is is first travelogue.