A portrait of seven endangered religions in the Middle East that have roots in the distant past.
“A brilliant book.”
—Kwasi Kwarteng MP, author of Ghosts of Empire
“Russell is a true classical diplomat: explorer, linguist, scholar—and master storyteller.”
—Parag Khanna, author of The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order
“Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms is a loving tribute to the ancient and the strange, to spliced genealogies, to the heroic defense of heterodoxy in an increasingly intolerant world."
—James Traub, author of The Freedom Agenda