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  • Wheels within Wheels

    Wheels within Wheels
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011406

    A first-hand account of the life of travel writer Dervla Murphy in which she tells of her early life in Lismore, Co. Waterford, in her rather unusual household. Her father was the county librarian and her mother a chronic invalid. An only child, Der…

  • Full Tilt

    Full Tilt
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011413

    Braving hunger, heat exhaustion, unbearable terrain and cultures largely untouched by civilization, Dervla Murphy chronicles her determined trip through nine countries, through snow and ice in the mountains and miles of barren land in the scorching…

  • Kidding Around

    Kidding Around
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784771058

    Becoming a parent need to not put an end to wanderlust. That's the message in this new anthology from Bradt, the latest in a series of collections of real-life tales focusing on different aspects of travel. With contributions from a range of both we…

  • Eight Feet in the Andes

    Eight Feet in the Andes
    av Dervla Murphy

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719565168

    The eight feet belong to Dervla Murphy, her nine-year-old daughter Rachel and Juana, an elegant mule, who together clambered the length of Peru, from Cajamarca near the border with Ecuador, to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital, over 1300 miles to the…

  • On a Shoestring to Coorg

    On a Shoestring to Coorg
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780600123

    This is the first travel book that tested the idea that a five-year-old daughter makes for a useful international travelling companion. Together Dervla Murphy and her daughter Rachel with little money, no taste for luxury and few concrete plans mean…

  • A Month by the Sea

    A Month by the Sea
    av Dervla Murphy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011475

    Bombed and cut-off from normal contact with the rest of the world, life in Gaza is beset with structural, medical and mental health problems, yet it is also bursting with political engagement and underwritten by an intense enjoyment of family life.…

  • A Month by the Sea

    A Month by the Sea
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780600673

    Over the summer of 2011, Dervla Murphy spent a month in the Gaza Strip. She met liberals and Islamists, Hamas and Fatah supporters, rich and poor. Used to western reporters dashing in and out of the Strip in times of crisis, the people she met were…

  • Tibetan Foothold

    Tibetan Foothold
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011642

    Dervla Murphy's first epic journey from Ireland to India by bicycle, "Full Tilt", is a complete adventure in itself. It is also the first volume of a trilogy of experience that continues with Tibetan Foothold. For the young Irish woman, once she had…

  • Through Siberia by Accident

    Through Siberia by Accident
    av Dervla Murphy

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719566646

    Describes a journey that didn't happen - and what happened instead. This book is a story of fortitude and resourcefulness as the author finds friendship and culture in a seemingly monotonous, bleak and inhospitable place far from what we know as 'ci…

  • The Waiting Land

    The Waiting Land
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011659

    In "The Waiting Land" (first published in 1967) Dervla Murphy affectionately portrays the people of Nepal's different tribes, the customs of an ancient, complex civilization and the country's natural grandeur and beauty. This is the third of Dervla…

  • Changing the Problem

    Changing the Problem
    av Dervla Murphy

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780946640072

  • The Island that Dared

    The Island that Dared
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011468

    "The Island That Dared" is a passionate book from the pen of Dervla Murphy, which begins with a three-generational family holiday in Cuba. Led by their redoubtable hard-walking grandmother, the trio of young girls and their mother soon find themselv…

  • The Island that Dared

    The Island that Dared
    av Dervla Murphy

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011352

    Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter and three young granddaughters and you have a Swallows and Amazon like adventure in the Caribean as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family…

  • Silverland

    Silverland
    av Dervla Murphy

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719568299

    Silverland charts Dervla Murphy's extraordinary expedition through the snowscapes of Far Eastern Russia. No stranger to adventure, the intrepid septuagenarian's mid-winter journey takes her beyond Siberia to the furthest corners of Russia - areas pr…

  • In Ethiopia with a Mule

    In Ethiopia with a Mule
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011673

    In 1966 Dervla Murphy travelled the length and breadth of Ethopia, first on a mule, Jock, whom she named after her publisher, and later on a recalcitrant donkey. The remarkable achievement was not surviving three armed robberies or the thousand-mile…

  • Where the Indus is Young

    Where the Indus is Young
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906011666

    One winter, Dervla Murphy, the four-footed Hallam (the mule) and her six-year-old daughter Rachel explored 'Little Tibet' high up in the Karakoram Mountains in the frozen heart of the Western Himalayas - on the Pakistan side of the disputed border w…

  • A Place Apart

    A Place Apart
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780600116

    A Place Apart is a remarkable geographical and psychological travelogue that rises above history, politics, theology and economics. Created by a southern Irishwoman, cycling into the mayhem of Northern Ireland in order to try and sort out her own op…

  • Between River and Sea

    Between River and Sea
    av Dervla Murphy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780600703

    Following A Month by the Sea, her acclaimed exploration of life in Gaza, Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of living with and among Jewish Israelis and Palestinians in both Israel and Palestine. In cramped Haifa high-ris…