What the Traveller Saw
By Eric Newby
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This outstanding collection of pieces, illustrated with his own superb photographs, is a unique record of Newby's travels all over the globe - and a lasting tribute to lost and
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What the Traveller Saw
28 March 2013
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Travel Writing


'One of the sharpest, funniest and most boisterously entertaining of all travel writers' Jeremy Lewis, Sunday Times 'Eric Newby seems to have an inexhaustible secret supply of that serendipit...
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Author Biography

Born in 1910 he made his first journey in 1938 when he sailed as an apprentice in the last Grain Race from Europe to Australia. He was captured during World War II and was a POW from 1942-5. After the war he entered the fashion business and book publishing. Whatever else he was doing, he always travelled on a grand scale, either under his own steam or as Travel Editor of the Observer.