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Book Review | Prisoners of Geography | Tim Marshall

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 I had never been a geography person as a kid. Actually not in college as well. I would grunt and groan when my half-drunk idiot friends would start talking geography and associated trivia on the roof of the shady bar we use to frequent. My interest in geography is pretty recent actually. So, the book I am going to be talking about here is " Prisoners of Geography " by Tim Marshall. Okay, to begin with, this is a frikking amazing book, especially if you are a geography noob like me. As the cover says the book talks about 10 maps across the world and how the geography in those 10 regions has affected the fate of that region, the growth or the lack of it, and how it still casts more than a shadow over the politics that govern the region. I think by the time I finish this review I will experience semantic satiation toward the word geography.  There were two things that really made the book a great read for me specifically.  One is the fact that the book is split into 10 disjoint