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Tom Fremantle




Tom Fremantle is an author and adventurer. Apart from Johnny Ginger's Last Ride his books include  The Moonshine Mule, a journey from Mexico to New York with a pack-mule and his most recent, The Road to Timbuktu, the story of a trip in a wooden canoe down the River Niger in West Africa. His articles have appeared in The Independent, The Mail on Sunday and The South China Morning Post. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Johnny Ginger's
Last Ride

Tom Fremantle

ISBN 1590482492


In 1996, Tom Fremantle began an epic journey cycling from Swanbourne, England to Swanbourne, Australia, following in the footsteps of his ancestor, Captain Charles, founder of Fremantle port. His route led him through twenty countries, including Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet and Cambodia, and Johnny Ginger's Last Ride is his awe-inspiring and amusing account of his protracted travels.

"A writer who commands fascinated attention" John Mortimer

"Johnny Ginger's Last is an extraordinary story told with plenty of zing and good humour" The Australian

"An extraordinary achievement....a diverting commentary on the highways and, more often, byways of three continents" Daily Telegraph

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