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With Peter Fleming in Tartary

Garry Hogg

With Peter Fleming in Tartary

by Garry Hogg

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Published by Muller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fleming, Peter, -- 1907-1971.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementillustrated by H.Toothill.
    SeriesAdventures in geography series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143p.,ill.,20cm
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19281873M

      Peter Fleming was born in and educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he edited the magazine Isis and graduated with First Class Honors in English Literature. After working briefly in Wall Street during the crash, Mr. Fleming returned to England and joined the staff of the Spectator, after which he deserted journalism for travel. With Peter Fleming in Tartary; A voyage to Japan, Kamtschatka, Siberia, Tartary, and various parts of coast of China note that theres an theory that genghis khan himself never existed and is the invention from an early 19nth century book it doesnt help that his name when translated is "great king", sssssuuurrrrreeee, doesnt sounds made-up.

    Early life. Peter Fleming was one of four sons of the barrister and MP Valentine Fleming, who was killed in action in , having served as MP for Henley from Peter's younger brother was Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond books. Fleming was educated at Eton College, where he edited the Eton College Peter Fleming Owl (the English meaning of "Strix", the name under which. Peter Fleming - Travels from Tartary - Alden press - Hardback - pages - 21 cm x 15 cm - first edition Book is in good condition good binding clean bright contents occasional small mark. Beautifully photographed record of a journey Peking China to Kashmir .

    Originally published in , News from Tartary is the story of a journey from Peking through the mysterious province of Sinkiang, to India. Fleming tells the story in his inimitable manner, dismissing the difficulties with irony and describing events and developments with humor and brilliant color, and his account is a classic of travel writing as well as a brilliant description of a vanished /5(2).   News from Tartary by Peter Fleming, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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Travelling Asia at Asia's pace Peter Fleming's account of his mile trek from Peking to Kashmir ina tale of adventure and portrait of a now-lost China, is enriched by his self-deprecating sense of humor and his expressive prose.

A travel classic, News from Tartary is #64 on National Geographic's " Best Adventure Books" list. Fleming calls himself "the amateur" and repeatedly /5. Peter Fleming () was Ian Fleming's (James Bond) older brother. Peter first rose to popularity in his 20's, during the early 30's, with 3 major travel/adventure books about trips through Brazil (33'), China (34') and Central Asia (36').

'News from Tartary' () is the last of the three and describes a 6 month mile trip from Peking /5(18).

News from Tartary describes a phenomenally successful attempt that legendary adventurer Peter Fleming made to travel overland from Peking to Kashmir. The journey took seven months and covered about 3, miles. and Motivated largely by curiosity, he set out with his companion Ella Maillart across a China torn by civil war to journey through Xinjiang to British India/5(16).

Peter Fleming has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Fleming’s most popular book is Seven Years in Tibet. "News from Tartary" is number 64 on National Geographic's list of all-time best adventure books -- and it deserves the ranking.

The author, Peter Fleming, brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, would deny that the book is about an "adventure" and claim that he and companion Ella K. Maillard merely took a long walk through Chinese Turkestan and, oh yes, crossed the Himalayas/5(4).

News from Tartary describes a phenomenally successful attempt that legendary adventurer, Peter Fleming made to travel overland from Peking to Kashmir. The journey took seven months and covered about 3, miles. With his companion, adventurer and writer, Ella Maillart, they set out across a China torn by civil war to journey through Xinjiang to British India.

It had been eight years since. Review blurbs at back panel for Peter Fleming titles "Brazilian Adventure" and "One's Company". News from Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir, first published inis a landmark work of real-life adventures by Peter Fleming describing his journey through time. News from Tartary by Peter Fleming.

You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: peter fleming, Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of. Peter Fleming's famous book, News from Tartary makes for compelling listening.

It is a fascinating and colourful tale of his extraordinary journey from the wilds of China across a huge range of mountains and into India in - something that none of his small party of four ever thought would be possible.

Buy News from Tartary (Peter Fleming Collection) Reprint by Peter Fleming (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15).

Buy News from Tartary New edition by Fleming, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17).

Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: With Peter Fleming in Tartary Book Author: Hogg, Garry Book Language: English.

News from Tartary is a great book. Peter Fleming had a marvellous ability to write. This report of his travel from Beijing across China and into India via Kashmir is a fantastic account of what it was like for a European to set out on a trip that very few people had accomplished before and that few adventurers have managed to describe to a /5(8).

Peter Fleming's "News from Tartary" is a classic travel book about trekking through the wilds of Asia. Unfortunately, it has been badly served by this edition; it's overpriced and lacking in quality. It doesn't have the 26 illustrations of the original; it doesn't even have the absolutely necessary map/5(13).

News from Tartary is the account of a journey from Peking to Kashmir, made in by that legendary adventurer, Peter Fleming.

It lasted seven months and covered about 3, miles. The route chosen by Fleming and his companion, adventurer and writer Ella Maillart, took them westwards across a China torn by civil war to Xinjiang and then south /5().

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Fleming tells the story in his inimitable manner, dismissing the difficulties with irony and describing events and developments with humor and brilliant color, and his account is a classic of travel writing as well as a brilliant description of a vanished Pages: This page contains details about the Nonfiction book News from Tartary by Peter Fleming published in This book is the th greatest Nonfiction book of all time as determined by