Patrick Marnham is author of eleven books, among them The Man Who Wasn't Maigret, Fantastic Invasion, So Far From God and biographies of Diego Rivera and Jean Moulin. His work has been translated into seven languages and he has won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the Marsh Biography Award and was nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe Award in 1994. He has contributed to many newspapers including The Times, The Observer, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. He was literary editor of The Spectator and the first Paris correspondent of The Independent.
ROAD TO KATMANDU
Extraordinary account of the legendary hippie trail: a cult classic In the 1960s and ’70s, the overland route from Europe to Asia became popular with disillusioned Westerners seeking what they saw as the paradise of the East. Their journeys are now the stuff of travel legend.
Publisher: TAURIS PARKE PAPERBACKS