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Step by Step: My Life in Journeys Reviews

Step by Step: My Life in Journeys by Simon Reeve

Step By Step: The Life in My Journeys

Simon Reeve

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2 reviews

Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 6 Sep 2018
ISBN: 9781473689107

The inspiring memoir from TV traveller Simon Reeve's life of amazing adventures in over 120 countries and the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.

4 stars out of 5
Jane Shilling
22 Aug 2019

"his story reads like a fast-paced thriller"

The turning-point came when his father spotted an advertisement for a newspaper post-boy, with the possibility of journalist training.

Simon applied, along with 5,000 others, and got the job. From that point, his story reads like a fast-paced thriller, packed with bizarre coincidences, chance meetings with celebrities, and humbling encounters with remarkable people.  


4 stars out of 5
30 Nov 2018

" remarkable"

...Much of the book snappily recounts these journeys, as promised, beginning with the time he nearly died of malaria in Gabon (“I’ve never felt the same since”)... But even more remarkable is the story of how, after a tough upbringing in Acton (“I was 13 when I started carrying a knife”), he managed to get himself into journalism in the first place and went on to write the first book warning about the threat posed by Osama bin Laden, The New Jackals of 1998, which hardly anyone read until 2001.