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The Island that Disappeared: Old Providence and the Making of the Western World Paperback – 4 May 2017

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"A fascinating story with an extraordinarily exotic cast of characters." --Andrew Marr

"The Island that Disappeared is to be celebrated as a triumph… Tom Feiling has captured humanity in all its guises and in doing so has held up a mirror to the politics and culture we are shaping today. This book is an absolute gem and not to be missed." - The Bookbag

"A hidden history, a forgotten island, an engaging author... nothing could be finer." --Dr Sam Willis, author and presenter: 'Britain's Armed History', 'Britain's Outlaws', 'Shipwrecks'

"A superb job and the interweaving of past and (personal) present works brilliantly... the reader is richly rewarded." --Dervla Murphy, author, Full Tilt: Ireland to India With a Bicycle and Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

About the Author

Tom Feiling is a writer, journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker and the author of two highly acclaimed books The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over The World (Penguin, 2009) which was based on over 60 interviews with those involved in all aspects of the cocaine business and Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Columbia (Penguin, 2013), a travelogue exploring that country's culture, history and politics.

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