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Travelling back to the country of my childhood from my armchair

Advantages: Well researched, easy to read style of writing with some humour
Disadvantages: Of limited interest as the places visited are almost unknown

Wild Coast by John Gimlette ISBN 978-184668520 I read Fizzytom’s review on this book with great interest as British Guiana or Guyana as it is now known was my home until I was 11 years old. My family left in 1964 when I was due to start Secondary School b ...

catsholiday 13.08.2011 · Read full review
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Gimlette does the Guianas

Advantages: Simply excellent travel writing about a place I knew little about
Disadvantages: None

Having thoroughly enjoyed John Gimlette's 'At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig' I was looking forward with relish to reading 'Wild Coast', an account to his visit to the Guianas; I was not disappointed. A lawyer by profession, Gimlette is a charming and che ...

fizzytom 08.05.2011 · Read full review
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EXCELLENT TRUE STORY OF PERCY FAWCETT IN THE AMAZON

Advantages: True life adventure story by an outstanding author including pictures.
Disadvantages: None - Great Book and Author!!

...David Grann writes for the The New Yorker and is outstanding at what he does. He also is the author of The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. Lost City and The Devil are two outstanding books that are true stories of mayhem, adventure, deceipt, and exploration. ...

Shadow50 03.09.2012 · Read full review
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