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My Favourite Travel, Climbing and Merely Superb Books

A Listmania! list by Di "Woman wandering" (Belgium)
 
Fortune-Teller Told ME, A: Earthbound Travels in the Far East
1.  Fortune-Teller Told ME, A: Earthbound Travels in the Far East by Tiziano Terzani
The list author says:
  "It's just one of those books you're so glad you found. He's a writer, a thinker, a traveler, an adventurer."
Used & New from: 1.86
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Wrong Way Home
2.  The Wrong Way Home by Peter Moore
The list author says:
  "A really amusing read, that takes you places you might not have the courage to go... written by an Aussie with a huge sense of humour."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Touching The Void
3.  Touching The Void by Joe Simpson
The list author says:
  "The best book I've read.  It's about climbing, but draws everyone in ... it's immensely readable; a 'must-read' really."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

Under The Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
4.  Under The Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
The list author says:
  "Moving house, moving countries, flying across the world ... this book always transports me to her place.  A wee treasure."
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

I Saw Ramallah
5.  I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti
The list author says:
  "If you enjoy poetic prose, if you're curious about Palestine, if you love good literature ... this book is superb"
6.79   Used & New from: 3.53
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Fugitive Pieces
6.  Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels
The list author says:
  "A breath-taking book ... the prose is beautiful, the story superb and different, without being outlandish."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

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Summit Fever
7.  Summit Fever by Andrew Greig
The list author says:
  "Writer/non-climber invited to the Himalayas  and writes of it ... a superb book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Golden Peak: Travels in Northern Pakistan
8.  The Golden Peak: Travels in Northern Pakistan by Kathleen Jamie
The list author says:
  "A superb book about a woman wandering in Northern Pakistan"
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The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession
9.  The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession by Paulo Coelho
The list author says:
  "An interesting book about love and societal expectations and stuff ... loved it."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

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Magnum Stories
10.  Magnum Stories by Chris Boot
The list author says:
  "A massive favourite.  It really needs to be carried as hand luggage when flying, but can be dipped into for years ... about Magnum photographers,superb."
36.00   Used & New from: 25.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 16/08/2005
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