Illustrated talk and book launch: "Rediscovering Albania" by Adam Yamey

Tuesday, 28th February 2017 at 6:30pm - 8pm

Location: Embassy of Albania, 33 St George's Drive, London SW1V 4DG

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You are invited to attend the launch of "Rediscovering Albania" by Adam Yamey : a book launch and illustrated talk . This is scheduled for 28 February at 6.30 for 7pm, at the Embassy of Albania, 33 St George's Drive, London SW1V 4DG.

Adam Yamey first visited Albania in 1984 during the years of the Hoxha regime. 32 years later he re-visited the country. In his new illustrated book "Rediscovering Albania" Adam Yamey contrasts his recent experiences of the country with what he encountered in 1984. In this detailed travelogue he also compares what he saw with what has been recorded by earlier visitors such as Lord Byron, Edward Lear and Dayrell Oakley-Hill. 

"Rediscovering Albania" not only describes what Adam saw in the country, but also tries to set his observations in the context of Albania's intriguing history and vibrant present. You can explore more of Adam Yamey's books at

Copies of the book will be on sale, and there will be refreshments available, Attendees will be invited to make a contribution towards costs, of up to £5 for members and up to £10 for non-members. Attendees should do what they can to reach the Embassy before 7pm to ensure entry to the building.

Best wishes-Pat Swire (Secretary).


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