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Life on the Road as a Travel Writer

Date Wednesday 26th April 2017
Time 18:30 until 19:30
Meet At Central Library Carpenter Room
Organised By Sheffield Libraries
Description Life on the Road as a Travel Writer David Leffman was born and grew up in Britain, took a degree in photography, spent twenty years in Australia, and then came home in 2009. Since 1990 he's worked primarily as a travel writer, authoring guidebooks to Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Iceland for Rough Guides, Dorling Kindersley and others. During his year travelling the world, Davis has also ghost-written a Chinese cookbook and contributed articles on everything from martial arts to horse racing and crime. His "Mercenary Mandarin", the biography of the nineteenth-century British adventurer William Mesny, who became a general in the Chinese military, was published in 2016. Places are FREE, but must be booked. All events can be booked through Eventbrite at
Contact Dan Marshall
Phone No. 0114 273 4723
Email dan.marshall [at]
Type of Event Talk
Primary Focus General Interest
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible No
Suitable for Families No