Praise for John Freely
Strolling through Athens
‘A magnificent walking guide to the city...His knowledge isencyclopaedic...he brings the millenniums of history alive. Ifyou want a cultural guide to the ancient city, this is the one foryou.’Anthony Sattin, ‘Books of the Week’,
Sunday Times The Western Shores of Turkey
‘...Enchanting guide...a work of genuine scholarship,lightly worn and charmingly conveyed. I fell in love with thebook and stayed enamoured until the final page.’Paul Bailey,
Sunday Times Inside the Seraglio
‘Freely provides a fascinating, easy-to-follow overview, beauti-fully researched and riveting in its detail.’Christopher Fowler,
Independent on Sunday
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