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In Patagonia (Vintage Classics)


When Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. Critics were surprised and spellbound by a story of an adventure which blurred the boundaries between travel writing, biography, history and memoir. All readers recognised its timeless quality – Auberon Waugh went as far as to call it ‘a classic’.

Forty years later, Chatwin’s first book continues to inspire generations of travellers and writers. This 40th…

In Patagonia

ISBN 10 : 1784872245
ISBN 13 : 9781784872243

When Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. Critics were surprised and spellbound by a story of..


On The Black Hill

ISBN 10 : 9781504038348
ISBN 13 : 1504038347

The award-winning first novel from a legendary travel writer, about a pair of twins and their long, remarkable lives in the farmlands of Wales. For forty-two years, identical twins..


What Am I Doing Here

ISBN 10 : 9781448105052
ISBN 13 : 1448105056

In this collection of profiles, essays and travel stories, Chatwin takes us to Benin, where he is arrested as a mercenary during a coup; to Boston to meet an LSD guru who believes ..


The Songlines

ISBN 10 : 9781504038331
ISBN 13 : 1504038339

International Bestseller: The famed travel writer and author of In Patagonia traverses Australia, exploring Aboriginal culture and song—and humanity’s origins. Long ago, the cr..


The Viceroy Of Ouidah

ISBN 10 : 9781101503218
ISBN 13 : 1101503211

In this vivid, powerful novel, Chatwin tells of Francisco Manoel de Silva, a poor Brazilian adventurer who sails to Dahomey in West Africa to trade for slaves and amass his fortune..


A Different Sea

ISBN 10 : 9781446475294
ISBN 13 : 1446475298

Early this century Enrico, a young intellectual, leaves the city of Gorizia with its abundant population and culture, to spend several years living on the Patagonian pampas, alone ..


Enduring Patagonia

ISBN 10 : 9781588360656
ISBN 13 : 1588360652

Patagonia is a strange and terrifying place, a vast tract of land shared by Argentina and Chile where the violent weather spawned over the southern Pacific charges through the Ande..