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 et al. “Introduction”. The Gobi Desert, Beacon Press, p. xi - xxi.
The New York Times called it a fascinating record. . . . It is, besides, though the writer says little of herself, the...