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Brazilian Adventure

Marlboro Travel S.

By Peter Fleming

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Format: Paperback, 376 pages, New edition Edition
Other Information: maps
Published In: United States, 01 October 1999
"Beyond the completion of a 3,000-mile journey, mostly under amusing conditions, through a little-known part of the world, and the discovery of one new tributary to a tributary to a tributary of the Amazon, nothing of importance was achieved." Nothing indeed. In 1932, Peter Fleming, a literary editor, traded his pen for a pistol and took off as part of the celebrated search for missing English explorer Colonel P.H. Fawcett. With meager supplies, faulty maps, and packs of rival newspapermen on their trail, Fleming and his companions marched, canoed, and hacked through 3,000 miles of wilderness and alligator-ridden rivers in search of the fate of the lost explorer. One of the great adventure stories, Brazilian Adventure is as fresh a story today as it was when originally published in 1933.

About the Author

Peter Fleming (1907-1971), the brother of novelist Ian Fleming, wrote for the London Evening Standard, the Spectator, the BBC, and the Times of London. His travels took him to Mexico, Brazil, Russia, China, Japan, Tibet, and Manchuria. He died in a hunting accident in Scotland.


"[I]f not the best travel book every written--though I think arguably it is--remains hands-down the funniest." --The Financial Times "One of the most amusing and engaging travel records ever written. . . . If Max Beerbohm had been sent out to search for Dr. Livingstone and had written a book about it, the result might have been something like Brazilian Adventure." --The New Yorker "Mr. Fleming has a really exciting story to tell." --Evelyn Waugh

EAN: 9780810160651
ISBN: 081016065X
Publisher: Marlboro Press
Dimensions: 21 x 13.3 x 2 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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