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The Walker's Anthology
120mm x 180mm
- a good gift for a walking friend.
- This delightful pick'n'mix features more giants of literature than you could shake an aluminium pole at.'
- Scotland Outdoors
- a Quality Street box of trekking delights
- Wanderlust travel magazine
- The perfect gift
- County Life magazines
- Perfect to pop in your rucksack ... or to read in the comfort of a winter armchair.
- The Good Book Guide
- A potential stocking filler for any keen walkers.
- Round and About
- A good Christmas gift
- Cheshire Life
- entertaining compilation
- Walk, Magazine of the Ramblers
- one of the four best new titles
- CondÃ© Nast Traveller
- the perfect companion
- The Lady
- beautifully composed
- The Great Outdoors
- a gem of a book...the ultimate walking companion.
- Country Walking
Walking is as natural to us as breathing and almost every author who has ever written has had something to say on the subject. In this fascinating anthology, Deborah Manley has drawn on the writings of more than 50 literary figures from around the world – Bill Bryson, Agatha Christie, Charles Dickens, Daniel Defoe, Peter Fleming, Rudyard Kipling, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Eric Newby, George Orwell, JB Priestley, Bayard Taylor, Robert Louis Stevenson, HD Thoreau, Colin Thubron and Mark Twain among many others.
The book is divided into 10 themed chapters – Setting Out, Through Countryside, Processions and Marches, Pilgrimages and Walking for Work, Walking in Winter, On Hills and Mountains, Walking in Parks and Gardens, Walking by Water, Walking in Towns and Cities and Walking at Night.
- Brief biographies of all the writers quoted are included.
- This anthology of short excerpts on the subject of walking, hiking and climbing around the world will appeal to hikers and armchair travellers alike.
- As a hardback book of 160pp it is perfect as a gift book.
Read an Excerpt:
- Sample 1: Setting Out
- Sample 2: Through Countryside
- Sample 3: Walking at Night
- Sample 4: On Hills and Mountains
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