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Birds of Paradise

Over at The Guardian, William Dalrymple chooses In Patagonia as his favourite travel book, and reflects on prevailing attitudes to Chatwin:

‘Chatwin remains like a showy bird of paradise amid the sparrows of the present English literary scene, and it is impossible to reread In Patagonia without a deep stab of sadness that we have lost the brightest and most profound writer of his generation.’