The Tartan Turban – John Keay

John Keay

The Tartan Turban: In Search Of Alexander Gardner

About The Book

Using much original material, including newly discovered papers by Alexander Gardner himself, this investigative biography takes the reader on a quest from the American West to the Asian East to unravel the greatest enigma in the history of travel.

Published by Kashi House

About The Author

John Keay has been a professional writer, scholar, broadcaster and traveller for more than 40 years. He has written and presented over 100 documentaries for BBC Radios 3 and 4 and is the author of some two dozen books mainly on Asia and exploration. For his literary contribution to Asian studies he was awarded the Royal Society for Asian Affairs’ Sir Percy Sykes Memorial Medal in 2009.