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I am currently really enjoying this book, makes me feel like I am there with them.
Julian Smith does a great job weaving the present and the past, his love story and Grogan's, and creating clear images of Africa's colorful landscape.
I love Africa and travel there often but I had never heard of Ewart Grogan, the first man to cross the length of Africa.
This is an incredibly good combination of a review of past travels through the heart of Africa and a contemporary episode of travel through that remarkable territory.Published 21 days ago by ellen fike
Julian Smith also crosses genres in this very informative and entertaining narrative, as he attempts to walk in the footsteps of the intrepid and at sometimes irritating Ewart... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Linda Ballou
Crossing The Heart Of Africa combines the end of the age of exploration with modern day travel. Smith's travels are easier, to a degree, than Grogan's. Read morePublished 2 months ago by TJM
Easy read. Nothing spellbinding, but interesting. Good for bathroom reading.
Amazon should quit requiring so many words. Read more
It dragged on. It had some good history, but was boring. Took forever for me to read. I have been to Africa.Published 5 months ago by bob
Like another reviewer, I've been to Africa, although it was 'only' South Africa. I am intrigued by this continent and its countries, and I was very interested to hear about... Read morePublished 6 months ago by sls
GOOD easy - heart felt good book to read - i will read this book time and time again next yearPublished 8 months ago by L. T.
I have been to Africa and hoped to learn about the animals and people. His journey and a former writer's journeys mostly talked
about their difficulties and not about the... Read more