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 somewhere in the upper reaches of the Amazon. Three years later, Tomlinson published a book about his adventures. This book made him famous. 'The right good book,' says Mr. Tomlinson, 'is always a book of travel: it is about a life's journey.'More
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Good story, annoying narration
- Susan Rancourt