Marco Polo had traveled Asia in the middle ages, enduring much hardship, meeting colorful characters and learning things unknown to Europe in his time. The "Grandfather of all travellers" had told them in his autobiography. Jennings, with incredible imagination and meticulous research has retold his story, vividly recreating a world lost in time. This tale has it all; history, adventure, love, sex, pain, cruelty and death. Most of all it has unforgetable characters only comparable to Dumas'. You will not just "see" it like a movie but smell it and feel it too. This book will shock you, shake you, make you laugh and cry...There is only one thing wrong with this book, and it is the gaping void it leaves behind once finished the over 1300 pages, even though it still has the most satisfying ending of any book in history.
Be warned, you will be reading late into the night, neglecting everything and everyone while reading Journeyer. So take a few days off, stock up the fridge and swich your phone off, you will not want to be disturbed.
Content not suitable for readers under 18!