Globetrotting Book Review!

Book Synopsis

"Globetrotting" curated by Duncan Minshull, presents over fifty writings from renowned authors like Mark Twain and Edith Wharton, chronicling global hiking adventures spanning centuries and continents.

About The Author

Duncan Minshull, a freelance audio producer and anthologist, is renowned for his bestselling works like "Beneath My Feet" and "Globetrotting." He explores the joys of walking through various publications and leads 'walk and talks' across the UK.


Book Highlights

Globetrotting Anthology:

Duncan Minshull curates writings from over fifty authors on global hiking adventures, offering diverse perspectives on exploration and travel.

Laureate of Walking:

Minshull's expertise in walking literature shines in this collection, showcasing renowned writers like Mark Twain and Edith Wharton.

Historical Footsteps:

From the 1500s to modern times, the anthology spans centuries, featuring explorers, adventurers, scientists, and literary figures sharing their experiences.

Exploring Seven Continents:

Writers traverse streets from London to Rome, pilgrimage paths in Japan, frozen wastes of Antarctica, and jungles of Ghana.

Diverse Contributors:

Notable contributors include Herman Melville, Rabindranath Tagore, D. H. Lawrence, Rachel Carson, and William Boyd, among others.

Literary Drifters:

Experience the wanderlust of pleasure-seekers and literary drifters as they ponder the question of why travel in such a manner.

Reflections on Travel:

Writers offer compelling insights into the allure of exploration and the significance of journeying through various landscapes and cultures.

Global Adventures:

Follow footfalls around iconic landmarks like the Great Wall of China, offering a rich tapestry of travel narratives.

Celebrating Walking:

Minshull's anthology celebrates the joys of walking, fostering a deeper appreciation for the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other.

Inspiring Wanderlust:

"Globetrotting" inspires readers to embark on their own adventures, exploring both the world's wonders and the depths of their own curiosity.

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