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Journey without Maps

Author(s): Graham Greene

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His originality lay in his gifts as a traveller. He had the foreign ear and eye for the strangeness of ordinary life and its ordinary crises' V. S. Pritchett In 1936 Graham Greene set off to discover Liberia, a remote and unfamiliar West African republic founded for released slaves. Crossing the red-clay terrain from Sierra Leone to the coast of Grand Bassa with a chain of porters, he came to know one of the few areas of Africa untouched by Western colonisation.

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Graham Greene's incredible journey to an unchartered land

One of the best travel books this century." - "Independent" "Journey Without Maps" and "The Lawless Roads" reveal Greene's ravening spiritual hunger, a desperate need to touch rock bottom both within the self and in the humanly created world." - "Times Higher Education Supplement

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. Graham Greene died in April 1991. Among the many people who paid tribute to him on his death was Kingsley Amis: 'He will be missed all over the world. Until today, he was our greatest living novelist.'

General Fields

  • : 9780099282235
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.19
  • : January 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2006
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Graham Greene
  • : Paperback
  • : 916.604316
  • : 272
  • : maps