One dry season: in the footsteps of Mary Kingsley
A spirited, witty, enthralling account of a young woman's recent exploration of the equatorial African country of Gabon, as she retraces the steps of a journey made in 1895 by Mary Kingsley, author of the classic volume, Travels in West Africa.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
This seemed a little slow and wondering to me. Usually that's okay in a travel book, but somehow this writer never seemed to resolve ANYTHING, which got a little boring after a while. Perhaps I was influenced by having read Kingsley's wonderfully witty narrative first. Read full review
One dry season: in the footsteps of Mary KingsleyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Kingsley's Travels in West Africa (1897) still makes wonderfully entertaining reading; she is a hard act to follow. Although travel to Africa has shed its exoticism, it still offers plenty of ... Read full review