Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

By Mary Edith Durham

  • Category: Essays & Memoirs, Books, Travel & Adventure
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1944-01-01
  • File Size: 260.15KB
  • Author: Mary Edith Durham
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Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle Details

It was in Cetinje in August, 1900, that I first picked up a thread of the Balkan tangle, little thinking how deeply enmeshed I should later become, and still less how this tangle would ultimately affect the whole world. Chance, or the Fates, took me Near Eastward. Completely exhausted by constant attendance on an invalid relative, the future stretched before me as endless years of grey monotony, and escape seemed hopeless. The doctor who insisted upon my having two months' holiday every year was kinder than he knew. "Take them in quite a new place", he said. "Get right away no matter where, so long as the change is complete". .

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