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CollectionsCollected Authors (379), Your library (1,893), Currently reading (3), To read (4), History (929), British Empire (92), Travel (499), Sailing and Ships (220), Read but from son's Libraries (37), Cook Books (51), Reference (66), Wife's Collection (97), Deaccessioned - to charity (607), All collections (2,219)
About meFormer Brit, ex-seaman and retired International Contracts & Projects Director.
About my libraryBorges:"It is not the reading that matters, but the re-reading."
Favorite authorsRobert Byron, Bruce Chatwin, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Graham Greene, Tony Horwitz, Mark Kurlansky, W. Somerset Maugham, Jan Morris, H. V. Morton, Eric Newby, George Orwell, Jonathan Raban, Mort Rosenblum, John Steinbeck, Paul Theroux, Mark Twain, Evelyn Waugh, Simon Winchester, Gavin Young (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 14, 2011
Currently readingThe Scramble for Africa: White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912 by Thomas Pakenham
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