Izzard, Molly. Freya Stark: A Biography. Hodder and Stoughton.
was a twentieth-century novelist who began by exploiting the milieu of the British Foreign Office
community in Peking in China, where she lived for two years with her diplomat husband. Her novels combine...
The title comes from a line in The Shāhnāma by the Persian poet Firdausi
: I am but as dust in the lion's paw.
Stark, Freya. Dust in the Lion’s Paw. J. Murray.
This instalment of FS
's autobiography recounts the years from...