An anthology of the best writing on endurance, survival, adventure and exploration.
Levison Wood served as an officer in the Parachute Regiment in Afghanistan before becoming an explorer, author and documentary maker. He is famous for undertaking the first expedition to walk the entire length of the Nile River on foot, as well as walking the length of the Himalayas and circumnavigating the Arabian peninsula from Iraq to Lebanon. He has written nine best-selling books and produced several critically acclaimed documentaries. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and The Explorers Club.
Rediscover old familiar classics, but then be blown away by a new
adventure you've never heard of before (and wish you'd known about
sooner) * Adventure 52 *
PRAISE FOR LEVISON WOOD: 'Levison Wood has breathed new life into adventure travel' Michael Palin. 'Levison Wood is a great adventurer and a wonderful storyteller' Ranulph Fiennes. 'Britain's best-loved adventurer... He looks like a man who will stare danger in the face and soak up a lot of pain without complaint' * The Times *