A Walk to the Western Isles: After Boswell and Johnson

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HarperCollins, 1994 - Authors, English - 308 pages
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Problematic, in that it wasn't really a travel book - I came away with a less than clear view of Delaney's travels - or a work of scholarship. Ended up feeling that I might just as well have read the originals. (One day!) Read full review

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Frank Delaney is a gifted story-teller so when he decided to follow the footsteps of Boswell and Johnson on their Scottish trek. The reader could be assured of an entertaining account of the journey ... Read full review

Contents

To find simplicity and wildness
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All was literature and taste
23
ill The first experiment of unfrequented coasts
57
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About the author (1994)

Frank Delaney was born in Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. He is a novelist, journalist and broadcaster. He enjoyed a long career in BBC broadcasting before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of several books that were bestsellers in the United Kingdom, including James Joyce's Odyssey, A Walk to the Western Isles, and The Celts.

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