Dervla Murphy

Dervla Murphy was an Irish travel writer known for her overland journeys and adventure travel books. She gained fame with her first book, 'Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle,' and continued to write about her travels across various continents.


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  1. 1. Full Tilt

    "Full Tilt" is a captivating travelogue that documents the author's adventurous bicycle journey from Ireland to India. The journey is filled with diverse landscapes, cultures, and people, as well as several challenges, including harsh weather conditions, illness, and political unrest. The author's resilience, determination, and passion for exploration are evident throughout the book, providing an inspiring and insightful perspective on solo travel and self-discovery.

    The 8725th Greatest Book of All Time