The acclaimed travel writer recounts six decades of adventures around the globe, from conversations with Hemingway to his war service in North Africa.
The consummate gentleman adventurer, writer Norman Lewis spent more than half a century exploring the globe and chronicling the amazing things he found. In The World, the World, with his usual literary deftness and narrative skill,Lewis recounts a life spent traveling.
Beginning with a life-altering encounter on a train in 1937, Lewis takes us from his eclectic Gordon Street home in London to the far reaches of Indochina, Vietnam, Guatamala, India, and more. He also documents his time in the British Intelligence Corps, his encounters with the likes of Ernest Hemingway and Ian Fleming, and his publishing experiences with Jonathan Cape. At once witty, insightful, and poignant, The World, the World is an essential volume for established Lewis fans and new readers alike.