In a wonderfully evocative collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, Jan Morris has produced a unique portrait of the late-twentieth century - from New York to Venice, from the first ascent of Everest to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
'A matchless collection... Required reading.' Conde Nast Traveller; 'A five-star portrait of our planet.' Daily Express; 'A reminder of just how entertaining, how informative and how thought-provoking a restless, inquisitive, experienced writer can be.' Sunday Times