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My Favourite Travel, Climbing and Merely Superb Books

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Fortune-Teller Told ME, A: Earthbound Travels in the Far East
Fortune-Teller Told ME, A: Earthbound Travels in the Far East
"It's just one of those books you're so glad you found. He's a writer, a thinker, a traveler, an adventurer."
The Wrong Way Home
The Wrong Way Home
"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."
Touching The Void
Touching The Void
"The best book I've read.  It's about climbing, but draws everyone in ... it's immensely readable; a 'must-read' really."
Under The Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
Under The Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
"Moving house, moving countries, flying across the world ... this book always transports me to her place.  A wee treasure."
I Saw Ramallah
I Saw Ramallah
"If you enjoy poetic prose, if you're curious about Palestine, if you love good literature ... this book is superb"
Fugitive Pieces
Fugitive Pieces
"A breath-taking book ... the prose is beautiful, the story superb and different, without being outlandish."
Summit Fever
Summit Fever
"Writer/non-climber invited to the Himalayas  and writes of it ... a superb book."
Golden Peak: Travels in Northern Pakistan
Golden Peak: Travels in Northern Pakistan
"A superb book about a woman wandering in Northern Pakistan"
The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession
The Zahir: A Novel of Love, Longing and Obsession
"An interesting book about love and societal expectations and stuff ... loved it."
Magnum Stories
Magnum Stories
"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."