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Tom Coote

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Tom Coote's first book 'Tearing up the Silk Road' was published by Garnet Publishing in 2012. 'Voodoo, Slaves and White Man's Graves: West Africa and the End of Days' was published in December 2013, and a third book 'Shadow Trails: Adventures in Dark Tourism' was published in hardback on October 1st 2017.

He has travelled independently in over 120 countries, was a founder of Wicked World Magazine, and irregularly updates his own site at

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Voodoo, Slaves and White Ma...

3.57 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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A Short Break in Libya

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