Sarah Mountford

Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (24 of 25)
Location: West Midlands, UK


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Lost in the Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Adve&hellip by Yossi Ghinsberg
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4.0 out of 5 stars An Amazing Read, 16 July 2008
I'm not usually interested in travel books, but my housemate is just setting off for Brazil and is reading everything concerning the Amazon she can get her hands on. So I decided to have a leaf through its pages, while waiting for my dinner to cook.

...Six hours later I put it down. I almost forgot I was reading a biography rather than a novel. Ghinsberg manages to transport you back to the event with such ease and fluidity that you can't help but continue to read. Instead of pages and pages of description, Ghinsberg uses a lot of dialogue, which helps readers like me, who are not regulars of the travel genre, to easily follow the action. At every turn for the worst my heart… Read more