Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle

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Overlook, Apr 3, 1987 - Travel - 256 pages
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User Review  - Grace.Van.Moer - LibraryThing

Fascinating travelogue. Woman, traveling alone, mostly by bicycle and on foot from Ireland to India in the mid 60s. Talk about adventure. Focused mostly on Afghanistan and Pakistan. Interesting to contemplate in light of current geopolitics. Read full review

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User Review  - theonearmedcrab - LibraryThing

In 1963, Dervla Murphy traveled from Ireland to India by bicycle – in fact, the writer and the painter from The Way of the World (see Bouvier) are briefly mentioned in her book “Full Tilt” (1965), in ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Dervla Murphy has written more than twenty books recounting her adventures all over the world on foot, mule, bicycle, and just about every other conveyance imaginable. Her books Full Tilt, Eight Feet in the Andes, The Waiting Land, Muddling Through in Madagascar, On a Shoestring to Coorg, Cameroon with Egbert, Transylvannia and Beyond, The Ukimwi Road, and South from the Limpopo are available from The Overlook Press.

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