cover image To Asmara

To Asmara

Thomas Keneally. Warner Books, $17.99 (308pp) ISBN 978-0-446-39171-9

``This impassioned new work by the Australian author of Schindler's List straddles the boundary between fiction and reportage so adeptly that it almost deserves a category of its own,'' proclaimed PW . Several individuals journey through Ethiopia and Eritrea, encountering oppression, politics, the arid grandeur of the land and the constant struggle for survival. (Oct.)