The sewing circle of Herat – Christina Lamb

The Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

The Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

Summary

Twenty-one-year-old Christina Lamb left suburban England for Peshawar on the frontier of the Afghan war. Captivated, she spent two years tracking the final stages of the mujaheddin victory over the Soviets, as Afghan friends smuggled her in and out of their country in a variety of guises.Returning to Afghanistan after the attacks on the World Trade Center to report for Britain's Sunday Telegraph, Lamb discovered the people no one else had written about: the abandoned…

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