A Journey to the Interior


Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, A Journey to the Interior was P. H. Newbys debut novel, first published in 1945.

In the desert Sultanate of Rasuka, the European supervisors of an oil well form a community favourable to the development of minor eccentricities and personal antagonisms. But when one of them disappears, Winter is forced to embark on a unique journey to find him.

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A refreshing and exciting book, beautifully written
-- New Statesman

A Journey to the Interior has the coolness and solidity of stone; and it bears the chisel-marks of a very fine artist
-- Listener