Islomania: A Journey Among the Last Real Islands

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ISLOMANIA is not really about the famous fictional castaway at all - it is more about the place he was forced to make his temporary home, and other places like it. Renowned travel writer Thurston Clarke has long been obsessed with islands, an affliction he calls 'islomania', and his new book is a kind of love letter to these little (and not so little) worlds surrounded by sea.Beginning with the accepted model for Robinson Crusoe's remote abode, Mas a Tierra in the Pacific, Clarke then takes us on a hugely enjoyable tour of ...

Islomania: A Journey Among the Last Real Islands 2002, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349114552

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