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THE LOST CITY OF Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A stirring tale of lost civilizations, avarice, madness and everything else that makes exploration so much fun. As New Yorker staff writer and debut author Grann notes, the British explorer Percy Fawcett's exploits in jungles and atop mountains inspired novels such as Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, and his character is the tutelary spirit of the Indiana Jones franchise. Fawcett in turn was ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession In The Amazon

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Bamberger Scott

What killed Percy Fawcett and his son Jack as they drove ever deeper into the unexplored regions of the Amazon jungle? Was it mere malaria, with its sweats and hallucinations? Or simple yellow fever, with its bonebreaking chills and nausea? Was it one of the many species of snake, such as the venomous coral or the crushing 60footlong anaconda? Or was it something devious and tormenting like the ... Read full review

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All Its Hyped Up To Be

User Review  - fuzzyivo - Borders

Call me a skeptic, but anytime a book is "fabulous" a "must read" a "work of genius" -- that usually means I need to stay far, far away. But, I am interested in the Amazon and pre-Columbian ... Read full review

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Staff - Book Verdict

To fully follow his story, Mitchell Zuckoff (Frozen in Time) helped fund the expedition to search for the Duck and traveled with the team to Greenland. David Grann decided to go to the jungles of the ... Read full review

Lost City of Z has it all! Difficult to put down!

User Review  - book n music lover - Borders

Mystery, history, geography, and ecology…and all in a very enjoyable reading experience! Interestingly enough, this book also manages to briefly address the current anthropological controversy of the ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Zohar - ManOfLaBook.com - Goodreads

“The Lost City of Z” by David Grann is a non-fiction account of the author's trip to Brazil following the footsteps of previous explorers. The book is part character study, part history, part ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Hillary Arieux - Goodreads

This book was so cool! It tells the story of Percy Fawcett, one of the last great Victorian explorers. The book follows him from his military days in Ceylon forward. Bored with his career, he decided ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

Fascinating story about the expeditions and disappearance of Amazon explorer Percy Harrison Fawcett. The descriptions of the ordeals of exploring the Amazon are crazy -- puss, gore, insanity, maggots ... Read full review

Review: The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

User Review  - Sheepnose - Goodreads

This book is for everyone - it is so well written that any reader would quickly become engrossed in the true story of an Amazon explorer! Read full review

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