The Horsemen by Joseph Kessel (1968)


"The Horsemen" by Joseph Kessel is a powerful novel set in Afghanistan, providing a vivid portrayal of the country's rugged landscapes and the traditional equestrian culture. Kessel's narrative revolves around the lives of four young horsemen, exploring themes of honor, love, and the impact of changing times on their nomadic way of life. With rich storytelling and a deep understanding of Afghan customs, "The Horsemen" immerses readers in a captivating tale of resilience and the timeless connection between humans and their horses.

Hardcover in great condition. Dust jacket is intact and shows very little signs of shelfware. Cover boards and spine are solid and tight. Interior pages are clean and free of any marks first English edition translated from French published in 1968 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

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