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Eric Newby (1919 - 2006) was an English travel writer, one of the most prolific of the twentieth century.

He served in the Black Watch and Special Boat Section from 1940 onwards, which took him to India, Egypt, and Sicily. This would launch his passion for travelling, which he would continue to do his entire life.

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Round Ireland in Low Gear by Eric Newby
Round Ireland in Low Gear
Eric Newby
Eric Newby and his wife set off around Ireland on their bikes in the 1980’s simply for the fun of it. Here he writes about their exploits cycling through rain and sunshine and sometimes aided by a pint of Guinness...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/1988

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