A Walk Around the West Indies

A Walk Around the West Indies

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Hunter Davies has visited twenty-seven Caribbean islands and produced a book which is part travel book, as he describes his wanderings around ten of these islands, and also a highly personal but very informative guide to all the islands. His ten islands include Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Antigua and Cuba - some English speaking, some French and Spanish. Along the way, he tracks down ex-pats who have gone to live and work in the Caribbean, hoping for true happiness or at least a tan. He also talks to returnees - West Indians who after several decades in the UK have returned to their roots and experience different types of cultural shock.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 24mm | 340.2g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 16 colour photos
  • 0752842927
  • 9780752842929

About Hunter Davies

Hunter Davies is the author of over thirty books which include such modern classics as the authorised biography of The Beatles, The Glory Game and A Walk Around the Lakes. He has written several other walking books and also a travel biography of Christopher Columbus which took him to the West Indies and the Americas. He is also well known as a broadcaster and journalist and writes for the Independent, Sunday Times, Daily Mail and New Statesman. He is married to the novelist and biographer Margaret Forster.
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