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Elephant Complex

Paperback, 04/08/2016, £14.99
A Spectator Book of the Year 2015. From Ceylon to the Tamil Tigers, the first in-depth account of Sri Lanka by an award-winning travel writer.

Wild Coast: Travels on South America's Untamed Edge

Paperback, 23/02/2012, £9.99
Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, barely explored. Much of Guiana seldom sees sunlight, and new species are often tumbling out of the dark trees. Beautiful and occasionally brutal, it is one of the great forgotten corners of the Earth: the Wild Coast. The author sets off along this coast, gathering up its story.

At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig: Travels Through Paraguay

Paperback, 05/02/2004, £10.99
Paraguay - the name conjures up everything most exotic and extreme in South America. It's a place of hellish jungles, dictators, fraudsters and Nazis, utopian experiments, missionaries and lurid coups. This book reveals Paraguay as the most beautiful and captivating countries in the world.

Theatre of Fish: Travels Through Newfoundland and Labrador

Paperback, 04/05/2006, £12.99
John Gimlette's travels through the eastern extreme of the Americas, which mirrors that of Dr Eliot Curwen, his great-grandfather, who spent a summer there as a doctor in 1893. Using Curwen's journal, John Gimlette revisits the places his great-grandfather encountered, and along the way explores his own links with this land.

Panther Soup: A European Journey in War and Peace

Paperback, 01/01/2009, £8.99
By the end of World War II much of Western Europe was in chaos. The future of our world had been contested here, in the hinterlands of France and across the German plains. But what's become of the battlefields? Or the people that lived on them? With questions like these, this title sets off on a journey into the past.