• "Elliptical and alive, this is a brilliant travel book"

  • "It is hard to pin down what makes <i>In Patagonia</i> so unique, but, in the end, it is Chatwin’s brilliant personality that makes it what it is… His form of travel was not about getting from A to B. It was about internal landscapes."

    Sunday Times
  • "The chameleon traveller…who wrote books in a genre of their own, and whose life was his own subtlest creation… a complex, flamboyantly gifted and rather tragic figure"