I'm a HUGE Michener fan. He has a way of telling an excellent story while giving you a history lesson at the same time. I devoured Caravans in just under two days. It's chalk full of adventure and everything complex that makes Afghanistan such an incredible country.
I couldn't believe that a story, set in post WWII 40's, could still be so culturally relevant to the region and its problems of today. I highly recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in this part of the world. There's a more in depth review on Military.com's Under The Radar, Click Here to check it out.