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Michael Palin - Author

Michael Palin was born in Sheffield and lives in North London. He established his reputation with Monty Python's Flying Circus and Ripping Yarns. His work also includes several films with Monty Python, as well as The Missionary, A Private Function, an award-winning performance as the hapless Ken in A Fish Called Wanda and, more recently, American Friends and Fierce Creatures. His television credits include two films for the BBC's Great Railway Journeys, the plays East of Ipswich and Number 27, and Alan Bleasdale's GBH.
He has written books to accompany his six very successful travel series, Around the World in 80 Days; Pole to Pole; Full Circle; Hemingway Adventure; Sahara and Himalaya. He is also the author of a number of children's stories, the play The Weekend and the novel Hemingway's Chair.

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Pole To Pole
Michael Palin
'The cracked and fissured ice-pack offers no comfortable reassurance - no glimmer of any reward to the traveller who has made his way to the top of the world. The Arctic Ocean, known to the Victorians as the Sea of...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2009
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