Behind the Mic: On Full Tilt by Dervla Murphy, Read by
Jo Reed and Brian Price Discuss a Journey from Ireland
to India — By Bike!
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On today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Brian Price discuss Dervla Murphy’s epic adventure in 1963 that included taking on wolves, gun-toting bandits, and extreme temperatures, all by bike. Emma Lowe’s comfortable Irish lilt reflects the author’s amazing calmness and straightforward prose style, as well as her deep appreciation for those who helped her along her journey.
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