Worlds Apart: Travels in War and Peace

Worlds Apart: Travels in War and Peace

WORLDS APART: TRAVELS IN WAR AND PEACE writen by Gavin Young. ina and Slow Boats Home, Gavin Young has written a collection of journalistic pieces that are elegant, vivid and compassionate and show his acute understanding of the varied worlds in which we live...

Slow Boats to China

Slow Boats to China

SLOW BOATS TO CHINA writen by Gavin Young. all of us have had at one time or another. Take a series of ships of different sizes and kinds, go where they lead and see what happens. Inspired by great sea writers like Jack London, Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad, Gavin Young decided he would port-hop to some far destination on the other side..

In Search Of Conrad

In Search Of Conrad

IN SEARCH OF CONRAD writen by Gavin Young. -long fascination with travel and his love of the sea in this magical evocation of the world of Joseph Conrad. Conrad's career as a sailor provided the material for much of his writing, his voyages as first mate or master of various trading vessels in the 1870s and 1880s immortalized in such classic..

Slow Boats Home

Slow Boats Home

SLOW BOATS HOME writen by Gavin Young. oats to China", Gavin Young tells, with equal panache, of his return voyage from the China Seas to England, via the South Seas, Cape Horn and West Africa. 'I am decidedly envious of Gavin Young and his "Slow Boats Home", successor to his highly entertaining "Slow Boats to China" ...a fascinating, me..