Benedict Allen


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in Macclesfield, The United Kingdom
March 01, 1960

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Benedict Colin Allen is a British writer, traveller and adventurer known for his technique of immersion among indigenous peoples from whom he acquires skills for hazardous journeys through unfamiliar terrain. In 2010, Allen was elected a Trustee of the Royal Geographical Society. He has recorded six TV series for the BBC, either alone or with partial or total use of camera crews, and has published ten books, including the Faber Book of Exploration, which he edited.[1]

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Mad White Giant

4.08 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1985 — 5 editions
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Into the crocodile nest: a ...

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Into the Abyss

3.58 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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The Skeleton Coast: A Journ...

4.16 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1997
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The Faber Book Of Explorati...

3.94 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Edge of Blue Heaven: A Jour...

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The Nation's Favourite Poem...

3.88 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2000
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Hunting the Gugu

3.45 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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Through Jaguar Eyes

3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Last Of The Medicine Men

4.20 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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