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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became Historys Greatest Traveller
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became Historys Greatest Traveller

When Lieutenant James Holman sailed to Russia in 1822, intent on crossing Siberia on his way to circumnavigate a globe still largely uncharted, the authorities of the Tsar arrested him on suspicion of espionage. Their scepticism was understandable: James Holman was completely blind. Holman returned to London and wrote a bestselling book about his abortive trip. But the wanderlust remained: as he put it, ”In my case, the deprivation of sight has been succeeded by an increased desire for

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