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10 thoughts on “Travels in West Africa (NG Adventure Classics)

  1. Kavita Kavita says:

    That was an excruciating read I can t imagine why other reviewers are so enamoured of this book Admittedly, Kingsley was a remarkable woman for her time, but she is also a remarkable idiot when it comes to her so called theories about the African By the end of the book, I had co


  2. Kathy Kathy says:

    Just came across a lovely bit, as Kingsley laments people s over reliance on water filters to protect them from the many diseases rampant in Africa A good filter is a very fine thing for clearing drinking water of hippopotami, crocodiles, water snakes, catfish, etc., and I dare s


  3. Diane Diane says:

    I wanted to like this book and at a different point in my life I would probably have enjoyed it I actually did enjoy what I read about 60 pages, but I simply did not want to read any Mary Kingsley is a fascinating person but her comments are very late 19th century colonial comment


  4. Ruth Ruth says:

    no sooner did I see him than I ducked under the rocks, and remembered thankfully that leopards are said to have no power of smell But I heard his observation on the weather, and the flip flap of his tail on the ground Every now and then I cautiously took a look at him with one eye


  5. Kay Kay says:

    From my .com review A most remarkable womanIf you enjoyed Katherine Hepburn s spunky performance in The African Queen or delight when Elizabeth Peters fictional Amelia Peabody prods a villain with her trusty umbrella, you will undoubtedly enjoy the real adventures of Mary Kingsley i


  6. Bruce Hesselbach Bruce Hesselbach says:

    A remarkably fearless explorer and scientist, Mary Kingsley traveled to areas where the mortality rate among Europeans was extremely high, to cannibal villages, and to rivers full of crocodiles One of her amazing feats was to climb Mount Cameroon 13,255 by a new route through constan


  7. Laura McDonald Laura McDonald says:

    What a long book, but Kingsley s excellent sense of humor makes the dry parts bearable She s at her best when writing in travel journal style Can you believe this woman went alone, in 1893, to remote areas in West Africa crawling with cannibal tribes Some areas had never been visited


  8. Amerynth Amerynth says:

    What Mary Kingsley did was pretty incredible in 1893, she decided skirts and all to travel to West Africa to explore, collect fish and learnabout the religion of native people Her account Travels in West Africa follows her adventures as she traipses through the jungle, paddles down riv


  9. Kathryn Raphael Kathryn Raphael says:

    This is one of my all time favorite books It was written in the 1890s, so it takes a few pages to get into the period English, but I was fascinated right away This is a hilarious, well written, thought provoking autobiography filled with adventure and touching accounts of humanity at it


  10. Sophie Sophie says:

    I didn t read all of this, but I m taking it as a read to account for all of the other reading I do for uni that can t be counted towards my Goodreads goal Mary Kingsley was a fascinating woman and her travels through colonial Africa as a white, Victorian woman throw up some interesting


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