Christina Lamb is foreign correspondent of The Sunday Times. Named Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards for her original despatches from Afghanistan, she was awarded Foreign Affairs Writer of the Year by the Foreign Press Association. She is also the author of the best-selling 'The Africa House', 'Waiting for Allah' and 'The Sewing Circles of Herat'.
Praise for 'House of Stone': 'Lamb is a careful observer, and her anguished refrain is the terrible schizophrenia of people who fiercely love their land but do nothing to save it ! the strength is in the storytelling ! her book deserves to be read.' Daily Telegraph 'A remarkable blend of outrage, compassion and hope, Christina Lamb's book is an alternately horrifying and uplifting insight into the Taliban regime.' Justin Marozzi, Evening Standard