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I love books like these - books that combine history with travel and fire up your own imagination for *that* trip you need to make some day. My own 'some-day trip' is to follow in the footsteps of distant rellies who went out to Patagonia (and back. Twice.) in the late 1800s and this book was perfect inspiration. It is an engaging read and evokes both landscape and familial ties beautifully.
Daisy Goodwin, a Harkness scholar who attended Columbia Film School after gaining a degree in History at Cambridge University, began her TV career at the BBC as an arts producer. Daisy also finds time to dream up and edit poetry anthologies. Daisy recently made her debut as a presenter in the BBC2 production of Essential Poems (To Fall In Love With) followed by Essential Byron and Essential Poems...moreMore about Daisy Goodwin...