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Oxtravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers

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Introduced by Michael Palin, OxTravels features original stories from twenty-five top travel writers, including Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Lloyd Jones, Rory Stewart, Jan Morris, Dervla Murphy, Rory MacLean, Nicholas Shakespeare, Peter Godwin, Victoria Hislop, and others. Each of the stories takes as its theme a meeting—life-changing, affecting, amusing by turn—and together they transport readers into a brilliant, vivid atlas of encounters.

This extraordinary collection is published in aid of Oxfam and all royalties from the book will support Oxfam's work around the world.

Synopsis:

Introduced by Michael Palin, OxTravels features original stories from some of world's top travel writers

About the Author

Michael Palin has written books to accompany his very successful travel series, Around the world in 80 days, Pole to Pole, Full Circle, Hemingway Adventure, Sahara, Himalaya and New Europe. He is also the author of a number of children's stories, the play The Weekend and the novel Hemingway's Chair.

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ISBN:
9781846684968
Author:
Palin, Michael
Publisher:
Profile Books(GB)
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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