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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow

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About the author

A.J. Mackinnon

A.J. Mackinnon was born in Australia in 1963 and travelled as a boy on P&O liners between Australia and England, developing a love of slow travel. He started his teaching career in 1984 and has worked in various schools around the world, sharing …

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Praise for The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow

‘A great travel writer and more importantly a great traveller’ —Sydney Morning Herald


‘Not just an adventurer, but an artist, philosopher and keen observer of the world around him’ —Canberra Times


‘A wonderful idea for a book – a series of ever bolder improvisations ... undertaken in praise of the spirit of adventure’ —Times Literary Supplement

‘A marvellous adventure, and Mackinnon recounts it with humour and unflagging enthusiasm ... a clever and entirely engaging read’ —Melbourne Times


‘Mackinnon’s journey makes a lovely picaresque tale, one dotted with English literary references and wonderful descriptions of the English and European countryside’ —Good Reading


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