Memoirs of a Dervish

Sufis, Mystics and the Sixties Publisher: Profile Books Place of Publication: London Date of Publication: 2011 Author: Irwin, Robert

 For many children of the sixties a ‘journey to the East’ was a necessary rite of passage. In an extraordinary memoir Robert Irwin contrasts the contexts of England – the new culture and the hippy trail – with those of Algeria – bombs and guns and mysticism.