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Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will (Paperback)
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Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 07/06/2012
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Born on the wrong side of the Berlin Wall, as a child Judith Schalansky could travel only through the pages of an atlas. Now she has created her own, taking us across the oceans of the world to fifty remote islands. Perfect maps jostle with cryptic tales from the islands, full of rare animals and lost explorers, marooned slaves and lonely scientists, mutinous sailors and forgotten castaways.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781846143496
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 288 g
Dimensions: 163 x 121 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Utterly exquisite -- Robert MacFarlane * Guardian *
Gorgeous, lyrical and whimsical * Time *
Rarely has armchair travel been so farflung and romantic * Time Out *
By book's end, I felt that I had travelled to all fifty islands * Washington Post *
Anyone who opens this ... is likely to get as lost as Robinson Crusoe * Die Zeit *

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“For Anyone With Wanderlust Within Them.”

The hardback version of this book is one of the most brilliantly produced books i've ever had the chance to sell and this wee version is certainly no let down. The stories are wonderful and the geography is... More

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