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The Afghan Amulet

Travels from the Hindu Kush (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)

by Sheila Paine

  • 293 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel writing,
  • Description And Travel,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Asia - Central,
  • Travel / Asia / Central,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • ASIA,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Middle East,
  • Paine, Sheila

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8957945M
    ISBN 101845112431
    ISBN 109781845112431

    Booktalk for Amulet Book 1: The Stonekeeper. By Joni R. Bodart. Grades. 3–5, 6–8. The old house had been in the family for generations, and it began revealing its mysterious and sinister secrets just hours after Emily, Navin, and their mother moved in. The amulet has the power not only to save her mother, but also to turn back time, the. Buy The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush at botanicusart.com All Departments Auto & Tire Baby Beauty Books Cell Phones Clothing Electronics Food. Gifts & Registry Health Home Home Improvement Household Essentials Jewelry Movies Music Office. Party & Occasions Patio & Garden Pets Pharmacy Photo Center Sports & Outdoors Toys Video Games Brand: Sheila Paine.

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    "My favourite book is The Afghan Amulet. It was written spontaneously, with no thought of publication (who in their right mind says ‘no’ to Penguin?)" BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES: PERIODICALS. Booklist, October 1, , Alice Joyce, review of The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad, p. Amulet has 17 entries in the series. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.


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The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad. Inarmed with five kilos of luggage, a camera, and a liter of vodka, Sheila Paine set off for the high valleys of the Hindu Kush in northern Pakistan, looking for an interesting amuletic pattern relevant to her work as a textile expert/5.

Jul 01,  · *The Afghan Amulet is an outstanding book of travel writing.* --Publisher's Weekly *Ultimately Paine's quest, which is solved with a twist, merely provides a pretext for a fascinating and beautifully written account of an odyssey through extreme physical, cultural and spiritual botanicusart.coms: 4.

Jul 01,  · The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad Paperback – by S Paine (Author)Cited by: 3. The Paperback of the The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush by Sheila Paine at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. Determined to track down the source of a tribal dress that protects women against evil spirits, Paine ventures as a lone, vulnerable woman through remote areas of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Turkey, and Bulgaria she travels armed only with photos of the embroidery, five kilos of luggage, a bottle of vodka, the Afghan amulet.

'The Afghan Amulet is an outstanding book of travel writing.' Publisher's Weekly 'Ultimately Paine's quest, which is solved with a twist, merely provides a pretext for a fascinating and beautifully written account of an odyssey through extreme physical, cultural and spiritual wildernesses.

Aug 09,  · Do you want to remove all your recent searches. All recent searches will be deleted. Her museum-quality collection includes embroidery and amulets and has been staged in numerous exhibitions. She is the author of several acclaimed books, including Embroidery from India and Pakistan, The Linen Goddess, and The Afghan Amulet, and has won travel writing awards from the Independent and the Sunday Times/5.

Amulet (comics) Amulet is a graphic novel series illustrated and written by Kazu Kibuishi and published by Scholastic. It follows the adventures of Emily, a young girl who discovers a magical amulet in her great-grandfather's botanicusart.com: Kazu Kibuishi.

Get this from a library. The Afghan amulet: travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad. [Sheila Paine]. An elaborately embroidered tribal dress and an amulet seen in a London shop set Paine off on a two-year hunt through Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kurdistan, Iran, Kohistan, Makran, Turkey, Indus and Bulgari.

The Amulet book series by Kazu Kibuishi includes books The Stonekeeper, The Stonekeeper's Curse, Amulet: Book Three: The Cloud Searchers, and several more.

See the complete Amulet series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Sheila Paine is an expert on tribal societies and textiles and is the author of Embroidered Textiles: Traditional Patterns from Five Continents and the trilogy The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad, The Golden Horde: Travels from the Himalaya to Karpathos, Amulets and The Linen Goddess: Travels from the Red Sea to Prizren.

She lives in botanicusart.comed on: September 20, Intrigued by a mysterious amulet on an antique dress from Kohistan in Pakistan, the author began an epic quest that took her from the peaks of the Himalaya to the shores of Greece.

She was smuggled into Afghanistan by a band of mujahedin, before one final piece of evidence led her to the town of Razgrad in eastern Bulgaria.

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Apr 12,  · The Afghan is also Colonel Mike Martin, a year veteran of war zones around the world, a dark, lean man born and raised in Iraq. In an attempt to stave off disaster, the intelligence agencies will try to do what no one has ever done before pass off a Westerner as an Arab among Arabs pass off Martin as the trusted Khan/5().

Afghanistan. Afghan Pendants, Amulets and Medallions - All the pendants, amulets and medallions on this page were handcrafted and worn/used by the nomadic people of Afghanistan.

See our complete selection of excavated Roman glass beads and pendants from Afghanistan here. Click on the image below and a new page will open offering larger views. Sep 01,  · The Stonekeeper's Curse, Book Two in the Amulet series, is a graphic novel by Kazu Kibuishi. The author's first graphic novel, Daisy Kutter, was listed as one of the Best Books for Young Adults by YALSA.,The Stonekeeper's Cure, Book Two is a /5.

A nazar (from Arabic ‏ نظر ‎ Arabic pronunciation: word deriving from Arabic, meaning sight, surveillance, attention, and other related concepts) is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye.

Albanian, Hindi-Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Kurdish, Persian, Punjabi, and other languages have borrowed the term as well. In Turkey, it is known by the name nazar boncuğu (the. In book three of the amulet series, "The Cloud Searchers", Emily, Navin, and Leon Redbeard, with the help of Enzo, their pilot, set off in search of the city of Cielis.

On the way, however, they run into some elves. Unfortunately, the elves are up to no good. This book is a great follow.The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad by Paine, Sheila and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at botanicusart.comThe Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad by Sheila Paine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at botanicusart.com