Thomas Hodgkinson

Right To Roam

Ghost Riders: Travels with American Nomads

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COMES OVER ONE the absolute necessity to move.’ Thus the opening sentence of D H Lawrence’s Sea and Sardinia, the best of his travel pieces.W hat is it that compels certain people to scorn hearth and home and return relentlessly to the open road, or desolate places where no roads go? Some possible answers are explored in Ghost Riders.

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