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26%OFFAndrew Mueller - I Wouldn't Start from Here - 9781846271519 - V9781846271519
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I Wouldn't Start from Here

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Description for I Wouldn't Start from Here Paperback. Offers a journey through the 21st century's warzones and hotspots in the company of the intrepid Mueller who asks awkward questions of perpetrators, victims and optimists alike. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: BTM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 346.
With considerable skill, Mueller skids around the globe from failed state to ravaged war zone to desolate no-man's-land, from Beirut to Basra via Belfast and Bihac, to try to unpick why we humans seem so prone to plucking war from the jaws of peace, why so much that can go wrong does go wrong, over and over again, and how and why some conflicts suddenly, quietly, inexplicably seem to find themselves solved. It's a surprisingly sunny book given the mire in which he finds himself. And it is a notably entertaining and eye-opening tour of the world's moral basements in ... Read more

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About Andrew Mueller
Born in Australia, ANDREW MUELLER has been based in London for the last 20 years.

Reviews for I Wouldn't Start from Here
'Reporting from the world's plague-spots, Mueller asks the questions the rest of us were far too busy being clever to think of. Think Douglas Adams meets Holidays in Hell.' Michael Bywater 'This book is full of the sort of elemental survival humour and remove-your-own-appendix directions crucial for travel in these absurdist times.' Jonathan Kaplan 'Andrew Mueller is a gung-ho Candide ... Read more

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