“Over the next ten years he would be harassed, tortured, charged with treason and labelled a traitor,
but he would also come to be globally regarded as a
courageous and indefatigable symbol of resistance in
the face of brutal repression...”
"To read it is to be transported to Kabul and to share the dreams of the Afghans.”
Dr Rehan ul-Haq, University of Birmingham
A unique, true story of the chaos that followed the overthrow
of the Taliban, and how one radio station helped to bring
freedom of speech to a country ravaged by war
"The first great adventure of the new millennium.” Ranulph Fiennes
Follow Alastair on the second leg of his epic journey around the world from South Africa via the whole of the Americas, then Siberia in the winter and back home to Yorkshire through China, Central Asia and Europe.
"The achievement of these women should not be underestimated."
David Hempleman-Adams, OBE
"A new life in West Africa"
Khady pulled out a breast and with a deadly aim fired milk at the chameleon. “If I don’t offer it milk, our son will grow up to look like a lizard.” Clearly I had a lot to learn about life in Africa.
...there is no such thing as an overnight success. There is simply the point at which all your hard work becomes widely recognised and often that point is many years in the making. Success as an author is not about quick wins, it is about building a solid and diverse foundation upon which to build a successful author platform. bookviralblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/the-secret-of-viral-book-sales.html...
We will be publishing interviews with Eye authors, old and new, over the coming months. Today, we catch up with Michael Meegan who previously published two books with Eye, All will be well and Changing the world one step by step. He is currently working on a series of inspirational works with eye-b…
We are delighted to announce that part 3 of the Boy who Biked the World by Alastair Humphreys will be released in September.
Tom was laughed at for day dreaming. His dreams were of being an adventurer. One day he decided to prove everyone wrong and set off cycling round the world. Books One and Two follow Tom crossing Europe and descending Africa, then pedalling through the Americas to Alaska.
In Part Three, Tom is on the last leg of his journey where he continues to discover strange and amazing sights and meet a host of fun characters. He skids through the freezing temperatures of Siberia, and in Japan even shares a steaming hot pool with some surprised monkeys. He follows the Great Wall of China towards the mysterious lands of Central Asia and on crossing the world’s largest inland sea, is at last biking through Europe towards his home in Yorkshire. ...