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Through the Volcanoes: Central American Journey (Paladin Books) Paperback – 21 May 1987

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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Flamingo; New edition edition (21 May 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0586085726
  • ISBN-13: 978-0586085721
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 13 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 183,962 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire. He grew up thinking of himself as 'English' despite being one quarter Scottish. He is a journalist, best known for his work presenting Newsnight and University Challenge. His books Friends in High Places, Fish, Fishing and the Meaning of Life, The English, On Royalty and The Political Animal are all published by Penguin.

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Exquisitely written with Paxman's muscular prose and themes; Through The Volcanoes echoes South America's troubled past in a book that is part history, part reportage.

There is something of Road To Wigan Pier in Paxman's writings and he never forgets his sense of duty to the people he meets who are less fortunate than him (along with a sneer for some of the less-able dictators and terrorists roaming Guatemala et al.) Good.
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Old library copy in v. good order and adds "character" to the book!
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HASH(0x9209be58) out of 5 stars A brilliant book. 12 Oct. 1999
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Jeremy Paxman shows himself to be an extremely talented and vivid writer, as well as a brave journalist. His journeys through some of the world's most dangerous places are compulsive reading, while he manages to make clear the complex and often stunning situations in Central America. An invaluable book. Read it now!
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