"An epic journey." (Bear Grylls)
“Lilwall’s story is a remarkable one . . . enhanced by the fact that he has a writer’s skill for conveying a sense of place.” (The Sunday Telegraph
“A rite-of-passage adventure full of thrills, excitement, and endurance tests . . . If you’re a cyclist—and even if you’re not—go for this book.” (The Irish Times
“I don't know if Rob Lilwall knows it, but he has penned a two-wheeled classic. I wanted to rise up singing and strap on my bicycle clips.” (The Guardian
About the Author
Born in London in 1976, Rob Lilwall
studied geography at Edinburgh University and did his teacher training at Oxford University before teaching geography in an Oxfordshire Secondary School for two years. At the age of 27, that he set off on his three year Cycling Home From Siberia
. He also completed a theology diploma at Oxford University. In September 2009 he married Christine Liu.