Book description:Genre: Travel
1st ed. of "News From Tartary".
ISBN 13: 9781843410034
Number of pages: 415
In 1935 Peter Fleming, an editor for the London Times and, interestingly, Ian Flemings older brother, set out from Peking for Kashmir. It was a 3500 mile journey across the roof of the world. He chose as his traveling companion Ella Maillart, a beautiful Swiss journalist. Fleming is one to underemphasize difficulties. He describes events and places in brilliant color and