The Fault Line: Traveling the Other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine


Paolo Rumiz traces the path that has twice cut Europe in two—first by the Iron Curtain and then by the artificial scaffolding of the EU—moving through vibrant cities and abandoned villages, some places still gloomy under the ghost of these imposing borders, some that have sought to erase all memory of it and jump with both feet into the West (if only the West would have them). In The Fault Line, he is a sublime and lively guide through these unfamiliar landscapes, piecing together an atlas that has been erased by modern states, delighting in the discovery of communities that were once engulfed by geopolitics then all but forgotten, until now.

The farther south he goes, the more he
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ISBN:

9780847845422

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

14cm x 21cm

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Travel

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 June 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paolo Rumiz