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By Guest, Tim, 1975- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
In 1981 Tim Guest was taken by his mother to a commune in Suffolk. It was modelled on the teachings of the famous Indian 'guru', Bhagwan, who preached...

By Reeve, Simon, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2018
TV documentary maker Simon Reeve has dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived...

By Wise, Clare, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Quercus, 2018
A moving, thought-provoking and surprisingly humorous book which is both a description of a journey to death and a celebration of the act of living. Based...

By Dyer, Geoff
Paperback. English.
Published Edinburgh: Canongate, 2012
From Amsterdam to the Zone - the Black Rock Desert of Nevada - this is the story of Geoff Dyer's quest for a meaningful life & how he finally lost himself...

By Smith-Bendell, Maggie, 1941- author
Paperback. English.
Published Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2013
Maggie Smith-Bendell provides more of her vivid memories, set in the context of the long history of the gypsies

By Locke, George
Paperback. English.
Published Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire Press, 2012
George Locke's warm-hearted memoir of life in a very close-knit Gypsy community in the Black Country. From a lifetime teeming with incident, George picks...

By Madine, Thelma
Paperback. English.
Published London: Harper, 2012
'Tales of the Gypsy Dressmaker' is the much-anticipated memoir from Thelma Madine, the dressmaker and breakaway star from 'Big Fat Gypsy Weddings', the...

By Reeve, Dominic
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2011
[New] ed
Dominic Reeve describes his life among the Gypsies: the feuds and fairs, the joyful muddy squalor of an outdoor existence. He evokes an unforgettable...

By Smith-Bendell, Maggie
Paperback. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2010
Born on a Somerset pea-field in 1941, the second of eight children in a Romani family, Maggie Smith-Bendell has lived through the years of greatest change...

By Shapiro, Laura, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: 4th Estate, 2018
Dorothy Wordsworth believed that feeding her poet brother, William, gooseberry tarts was her part to play in a literary movement. Cockney chef Rosa Lewis...
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