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Book: Agatha Christie Mallowan: Come, Tell me How You Live
This book is a description of one of Agatha Christie's archeology expeditions to Syria with her second husband, Max Mallowan.
It is a fascinating book because so many details about the way they lived shines through, and because it describes a middle East as it was a long, long time ago. How they travel there, the very different local people they employ, the attitude they meet in the locals. The problems they run into, that wouldn't be a problem in England, but also the things that are not a problem out there which would certainly have been back home.
I had to read it a little bit at a time because in a way, it is very concentrated. But it has some wonderful descriptions of people's personalities,..