The Sea and the Jungle by H. M. Tomlinson audiobook

The Sea and the Jungle

By H. M. Tomlinson
Read by Frederick Davidson

Unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781433270413

  • ISBN: 9781433270390

  • ISBN: 9781433270420

Runtime: 10.69 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

One rainy morning in the winter of 1909, a man with an altogether average look about him quit his job at the London Morning Leader, kissed his wife and children goodbye, and took a train to Swansea in Wales, where he talked his way aboard a freighter bound for the upper reaches of the Amazon. Three years later, Tomlinson published a book about his adventures. This book made him famous.

The Sea and the Jungle,” wrote David McCord, “is an invitation to a new experience. It is more than that: an invitation to a new attitude toward life. Sadness perhaps, but no harshness; concern, but no diminution of spirit; doubt, but no hauling down the ensign. ‘The right good book,’ says Mr. Tomlinson, ‘is always a book of travel: it is about a life’s journey.’”

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“The appalling conditions of the time are vividly portrayed.” AudioFile

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 10.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English