Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm

The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast the gorilla only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day Darwin s theory of evolution n nIn 1856 Paul Du Chaillu

Tropic Moon

Newly translated for this edition.A young Frenchman, Joseph Timar, travels to Gabon carrying a letter of introduction from an influential uncle He wants work experience he wants to see the world But in the oppressive heat and glare of the equator, Timar doesn t know what to do with himself, and n

Anywhere But Here

Peter Pinney s latest record of his travels is as lively, unconventional, and a using as ever Still the traveller without visas and without baggage, and usually without money, he wanders across Africa from Mozambique to the Sahara sometimes alone, sometimes with raffish companions picked up on th