When in the army and stationed at the international and cultural crossroads which was Palestine, Morris developed a strong interest in travel-writing and was drawn to three books in particular: Travels in Arabia Deserta...
In its first four years, the book went through nine editions.
Warner, Marina, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, 1987, p. xi - xxi.
The New York Times called it a fascinating record. . . . It is, besides, though the writer says little of herself, the...