OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Michael PalinOxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Michael Palin

OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers

Introduction byMichael Palin

Paperback | September 30, 2011

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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.
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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Title:OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel WritersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.08 inPublished:September 30, 2011Publisher:PROFILE BOOKSLanguage:English

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If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise funds for Oxfam than to collect these nuggets of worldly wisdom from a galaxy of the very best travel writers? It's impossible to read their contributions without wanting to go and get the rucksack out." - Michael Palin"These are adventures full of wonders conjured by the finest possible travelling companions." - Peter Florence, director, Hay Festival UK"A rare congregation of talent" -Lonely Planet"An ideal holiday companion" -Financial Times"If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise funds for Oxfam than to collect these nuggets of worldly wisdom from a galaxy of the very best travel writers? It's impossible to read their contributions without wanting to go and get the rucksack out."-Michael Palin"These are adventures full of wonders conjured by the finest possible travelling companions."-Peter Florence, director, Hay Festival UK"A rare congregation of talent" -Lonely Planet"An ideal holiday companion" -Financial Times "