Eric NEWBY (1919-2006)
ERIC NEWBY, one of my favourite travel writers, has died, aged 86, on Friday, October 20, 2006. Newby is the author of A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (1958) and Love and War in the Apennines (1971), a fascinating account of his experiences in Italy during World War II.
NEWBY Eric [1919-2006] Travel- writer. Born George Eric Newby in Barnes, London, England. Nonfiction Great Ascents: A Narrative History of Mountaineering (1977) Memoir A Small Place in Italy (1994); Love and War in the Apennines (1971); Something Wholesale (1962); Travel Around the World in 80 Years (2003); On the Shores of the Mediterranean (1998); A Merry Dance Around the World: The Best of Eric Newby (1995); What the Traveller Saw (1989); Round Ireland in Low Gear (1987); A Book of Travellers’ Tales (1985); A Traveller’s Life (1982); The Big Red Train Ride (1978); Slowly Down the Ganges (1966); A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (1958); The Last Grain Race (1956) Edited A Book of Lands and People (2003)