Miranda Innes

Cinnamon City
  • Cinnamon City

  • STEP INTO THE DREAMLIKE CITY OF MARRAKECH

    Where passionate music, magic potions and the drama of Africa are cooled by the intuitive genius of Arabic culture.

    Miranda Innes and her partner were lured into buying a beautiful long-neglected riad in the heart of this pink-walled city. Only after they'd begun their restoration work did they find that nothing in this place of smoke and mirrors was quite what it seemed.

    In Cinnamon City Miranda Innes takes you beyond the tourist track, behind the bolted doors and deep inside the romance that is Marrakech. With lyrical and evocative descriptions of the swirling colours, flavours and aromas, this glorious book will open your eyes to this most exotic of North African cities.

Miranda Innes is a rolling stone troubled by an inconvenient curiosity about the world. She and her long-suffering partner, the illustrator Dan Pearce, have lived for seven blissful years among the olive and almond trees on a rocky hillside in Andalusia. But other lives, other places beckon...