Extreme reading

Explore new worlds from the comfort of your beach towel as you while away the summer

Lewis also samples large chunks of the diaries of Shackleton (who cheekily treated himself to “a spoonful of crème de menthe” on Christmas Day in 1907)

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Travel books have really come into their own these past two years. Starved of any first-hand adventures during Covid, we – or at least I – turned to reading the exploits of others. The more extreme the better. With summer holidays coming up we’ll all...

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