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Jan Morris: Around the World in Eighty Years

by Paul Clements

The Real World

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Lauded as one of Britain’s greatest living travel writers, this collection celebrates the life and work of Jan Morris. With contributions from the likes of Alan Whicker, Peregrine Worsthorne and Simon Winchester, Around The World in Eighty Years reflects upon Jan Morris’s greatest achievements, from her coverage of Hilary’s conquering of Everest through to her three volume masterpiece on the British Empire.

Paul Theroux provides the introduction to this biographical work.

Jan Morris: Around the World in Eighty Years Synopsis

Jan Morris is one of the world's leading writers. In this tribute to her on her eightieth birthday, a number of well-known people from the world of travel writing, journalism, broadcasting and publishing celebrate the writer, as well as the person, in specially written essays. Through anecdotes and personal memories, they illuminate with warm affection her work and influence, her personality and her extraordinary life. Insights are provided through the eyes of a painter, photographer, historian, and mountaineer.

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ISBN: 9781854114242
Publication date: 02/10/2006
Publisher: Poetry Wales Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781854114242
Publication date: 2nd October 2006
Author: Paul Clements
Publisher: Poetry Wales Press
Format: Paperback
Genres: The Real World,

About Paul Clements

Paul Clements is a journalist and has worked for the BBC for more than twenty-five years in Belfast and London. He has written two travel books: Irish Shores, A Journey Round the Rim of Ireland (1993) and The Height of Nonsense, The Irish Road Trip (2005). His critical study Jan Morris was published by the University of Wales Press (1998). He has  written articles for the TLS, Planet - The Welsh Internationalist, The Irish Book Review and Fortnight arts magazine. He is a Fellow of Green Collage,  Oxford.

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