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❰Reading❯ ➿ The Prester uest Author Nicholas Jubber – Akvarieprofilen.co In 1177 Pope Alexander III keen to secure a Christian ally from the other side of the Dar al Islam whose reputed wealth would prove invaluable to the Crusades wrote a letter to the elusive King of theIn 1177 Pope Alexander III keen to secure a Christian ally from the other side of the Dar al Islam whose reputed wealth would prove invaluable to the Crusades wrote a letter to the elusive King of the Indies otherwise known as Prester John The person the Pope personally selected to deliver this letter into the hand of Prester John was a physician called Master Philip He was never heard of againEight hundred and twenty four years later armed with a copy of Pope Alexander's letter.

And with a redoubtable travelling companion from his university days Nick Jubber set out with the express intention of somewhat belatedly completing Master Philip's mission Over the next four months he would travel by bus boat and barouche train tractor and pick up truck from the Vatican and the churches of Venice via the Crusader castles of Syria to the Ethiopian highlands and a mysterious subterranean tomb of a medieval king which legend links to the mythical mystical Prester J.

prester download uest kindle The Prester kindle The Prester uest EpubAnd with a redoubtable travelling companion from his university days Nick Jubber set out with the express intention of somewhat belatedly completing Master Philip's mission Over the next four months he would travel by bus boat and barouche train tractor and pick up truck from the Vatican and the churches of Venice via the Crusader castles of Syria to the Ethiopian highlands and a mysterious subterranean tomb of a medieval king which legend links to the mythical mystical Prester J.

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eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä I'm a writer and traveller with a passion for history and a pair of itchy feet I'm fascinated by storytelling nomadism exploration and the connections or misconnections between past and presentI've written four books so far My latest is Epic Continent about some of Europe's iconic tales and my adventures amongst them Before that was The Timbuktu School for Nomads about my experiences a

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    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubIt's been a while since I read a novel this long It is drowned in adjectives and gerundives certainly not an easy read The detailed historical development doesn't help with readability although it is decently presented The author displays an insane obsession to complete the mission of a twelfth century physician and deliver a letter from the Pope to the fabled priest king Prester John Having identified this John with the historical Ethiopian king Lalibela he ends his uest by desecrating the king's ancient tomb and inserting into it a copy of a conjured up version of the original papal letter now long lostThe result of this idiotic uest is an interesting travel journal of the author's trip on foot and by bus and taxi from the Venice to the heartland of Ethiopia The book is annoyingly long annoyingly The author fancies himself an orientalist but he seems rather to be an Arabophile if such a word be possible He laments his bad knowledge of Arabic understan


  5. Fiona Fiona says:

    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubI learned a lot from this book There was a wealth of detail from both Crusade and modern times I felt I was getting some insight into the social and political history of the Middle East and beyond but it was hard going at times I never really bought into the premise of the trip that t


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    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubI'm giving this two although some of the writing bordered on 2 12 The whole thing was a bit undergrad I didn't find Jubber as annoying as other reviewers but his travelling companion certainly came across as a complete twat I thought the book fell between the two stools of history and travel writing not succeeding as either; the ending in Ethiopia was a particularly damp suib A shame because it's certainly an interesting s


  7. Kaye Kaye says:

    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubThe old saying Don't judge a book by its cover is certainly true On the cover of this book were the words gloriously entertainingsuspensehigh adventure This led me to believe that I was going to read a book along the lines of a


  8. Roberta Roberta says:

    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubI was really looking forward to this book and I'm suffering the pangs of disappointment The idea for the author's journey is great a search for the elusive Prester John fabled Priest King of the Indies but the execution was scattered and ultimatley boring I think it's his writing style My mother had an expression too clever by half that comes into play here He's so busy being smart and cool that his story suffers It's also overlong He needs a good editor and some maturity


  9. Jonas Griffiths Jonas Griffiths says:

    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubReally beautiful descriptions of the Middle East and Africa I loved the Lebanese nightclub description the Ethiopian churches the refugees in the West Bank the castle in the Sudanese desert It's an epic trip and it's described in a really colourful way It may be too expressive for some peop


  10. Jane Walker Jane Walker says:

    eBook The Prester uest MOBI ↠ The Prester ePUB Ú ä akvarieprofilen.co ä prester download, uest kindle, The Prester kindle, The Prester uest EpubA travelogue; two Englishmen set off from Rome to Ethiopia following a medieval traveller Master Philip who went in search of Prester John Jubber's writing style palls after a while


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