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The Island that Dared: Journeys in Cuba

Murphy, Dervla
Features a three-generational family holiday in Cuba. This book also builds a complex picture of a people struggling to retain their identity in the face of insistent hostility, and to stand against the all-but-overwhelming fire-power of capitalism.

Life At Full Tilt

Murphy, Dervla
Life at Full Tilt is a whirlwind tour of Dervla Murphy s travels. It begins in Spain in 1956, before her first book, and follows in her tracks for over fifty years, including descriptions of her beloved Afghanistan in 1963, of the Peruvian Andes, of South, West and East Africa and most recently of the troubled territories of Palestine and Israel.

A Place Apart: Northern Ireland in the 1970s

Murphy, Dervla
A Place Apart is a remarkable geographical and psychological travelogue that rises above history, politics, theology and economics.

On a Shoestring to Coorg

Murphy, Dervla
This is the first travel book that tested the idea that a five-year-old daughter makes for a useful international travelling companion. Together Dervla Murphy and her daughter Rachel with little money, no taste for luxury and few concrete plans meander their way slowly south from Bombay to the southernmost point of India, Cape Comorin.

A Month By The Sea: Encounters in Gaza

Murphy, Dervla
A MONTH BY THE SEA gives unique insight into the way in which isolation has shaped this society: how it radicalises young men and plays into the hands of dominating patriarchs, yet also how it hardens determination not to give in and turns family into a towering source of support.

Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

Murphy, Dervla
Following A Month by the Sea, her acclaimed exploration of life in Gaza, Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of living with and among Jewish Israelis and Palestinians in both Israel and Palestine

Wheels within Wheels: The Makings of a Traveller

Murphy, Dervla
Originally published: London: John Murray, 1979.