A Book of Traveller's Tales

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Viking, 1986 - Travel - 576 pages
David Livingstone on being attacked by a lion in Africa, Cecil Beaton on an evening with the Rolling Stones in Marrakesh, Roman Emperor Hannibal on crossing the Alps, Henry James on the Epsom Derby, John Steinbeck on trying to get out of a small town in upstate New York ... these are some of the more than 300 writers and subjects represented in this veritable Who's Who of travellers from 430 B.C. to the 1980s.

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This book is a collection of excerpts from travel memoirs of the great travellers and explorers over the ages. Arranged into chapters by geographical area it contains pieces by everyone from Ibn ... Read full review

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