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Bradt Guide to Serbia

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Laurence Mitchell has written a number of Bradt Guides, including titles on Norfolk (where he lives), central Asia and the Balkan region. We have been thumbing through Laurence's latest Bradt book, the 5th edition of his 'Bradt Guide to Serbia', which was published in September 2017.

It is a dozen years since Bradt Travel Guides published the first edition of Laurence Mitchell’s Serbia guide. Slobodan Milošević was still on trial in The Hague, Ratko Mladić was still on the run and there were raw memories in Belgrade of the assassination in 2003 of the Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Đinđić. Serbia was deeply unfashionable and it was a risky publishing venture to launch a new guidebook to the country. But Bradt has often ventured into off-grid territory.

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