Himalaya (Hardcover)

By Michael Palin

Thomas Dunne Books, 9780312341626, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2005

List Price: 29.95*
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Michael Palin's travel books have repeatedly topped the bestseller lists. In this book he is back at his adventurous best tie-ing in with a major BBC TV series. The book/series will travel through many countries little known to the West, providing opportunities for Palinesque adventures to please the large and loyal audience who followed 80 Days, Pole to Pole and Full Circle.

About the Author

Michael Palin is one of the most popular comic figures of our time. His exploits with the Monty Python team and in subsequent films such as "A Fish Called Wanda" are now the stuff of legend. It is as the adventurous traveler of his major television series however that he has acquired a vast and loyal following.

Praise For Himalaya

"Witty and entertaining."
--The New York Times on Full Circle
"Charming and often hilarious."
--New York Daily News on Full Circle
"Ever affable and eclectic, Palin disarms and delights. He has an unerring eye for the bizarre. His book is sheer escapism, pure entertainment, and I love it."
-- Sunday Times (London) on Sahara