An inspiring travel adventure memoir that explores a young woman's quest to live life on the front lines, chasing adventure, and confronting the harsh realities of crisis work in Asia and Africa.
Here, like a treasure chest, are Norman Lewis's most powerful pieces of writing, chosen by John Hatt. The polished gems of a whole life of writing on the road, reflecting a world now totally lost to us.
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In the summer of 1844, taking a break from novel-writing, the thirty-two-year-old Charles Dickens embarked on a journey to Italy with his wife, his five children and his young sister-in-law. Struck by the scenery and the rapid diorama of monuments and novelties around him, the celebrated author of Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol captured his experiences and impressions in vivid detail.
Towards the end of the 18th century the attention of mapmakers, explorers and travellers turned to the north of Scotland.
Follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s most famous authors on the journeys which inspired their greatest works in this beautiful illustrated atlas.
Some truly remarkable works of literature have been inspired by writers spending time away from their typical surroundings.
Now in paperback, the inside story of one of the world's most renowned watering holes, legendary since the days of Hemingway.
Harry's Bar in Venice has remained one of the world's most storied watering holes, as entrenched a fixture of the Venetian landscape as the Doge's Palace, the Basilica, and the Piazza San Marco.