A Mad World, My Masters: Tales from a Traveller's Life
There are only a handful of places left on this earth where you can't buy a McDonald's hamburger or stay in a Holiday Inn - and John Simpson has been to them all. This hugely successful volume of writing is a celebration of some of the world's wilder places. His extraordinary experiences include stories about a television camera that killed people, about how Colonel Gadhaffi farted his way through an interview and how he - Simpson - mooned the Queen.
'Highly entertaining' The Times
'What amazing tales he has to tell, and with what enthralling vividness . . . Riveting' Daily Mail
'The range of his travels is staggering . . . Never less than entertaining, sometimes moving and often funny' Sunday Telegraph
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing
I made it almost to the end of this lengthy auto-biographical second volume. I haven't read the first volume which probably didn't help. I thought it might be interesting and add to my knowledge of ... Read full review