Amazon Leslie Blanch The Sabres of Paradise: Conquest & Vengeance in the Caucasus. A Historical novel about the Great Game in Central Asia & the precedents of Stalin's genocide of Muslims. http://amzn.com/0993092721
Book Review Link: http://www.truthdig.com/arts_culture/item/steve_wasserman_on_the_scourge_of_czarist_russia_20100521
Before Edward Said, even before Stalin's Genocide of Muslims, there was Leslie Blanch!!
U.K. Guardian Obituary Leslie Blanch dies one month before her 103 birthday in 2004, http://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/may/10/guardianobituaries.pressandpublishing