During the Eritrean struggle for independence from Ethiopia, four Westerners travel under Eritrean rebel escort through a land of savage beauty and bitter drought towards the ancient capital of Asmara.
Each is on a personal mission, all are irrevocably changed as they bear witness to the devastation of war as well as to the Eritreans' courage and humanity in the face of constant attack.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages, None
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
- Publication Date: 01/08/1987
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780340528112
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