Stories I Stole, Paperback Book


'A joyous, perceptive and haunting debut which fizzes - and sears - like rough new wine' Rory MacLean, Sunday Times'Lyrical, poetic and sassy by turns; when she retells Georgian people's stories, you hear real voices' Vanora Bennett, The Times'I couldn't possibly over praise the beautiful writing' Sunday Tribune'A sparkling, poetical hymn to the most romantic and dangerous land in the world.' Simon Sebag-Montefiore, author of Prince of Princes: The Life of Potemkin'Lively, atmospheric, honest, perceptive; a terrific account of Georgia's post-Soviet mess from a fresh and intelligent new writer' Anna Reid, author of BorderlandFed up with working for Time magazine in London, Steavenson moved to Georgia on a whim.

Stories I Stole relates her time there in twenty vodka-fuelled episodes drawn from all over the country - tales of love, friendship and power cuts, of duelling (Georgian style), of horse races in the mountains, wars and refugees, broken hearts, fixed elections, drinking sessions and a room containing a thousand roses.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Travel writing
  • ISBN: 9781843541127



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Wendell Steavenson