By Hugo Williams
'I think I will be writing domestic approximately this journey for the remainder of my life... years from now, nonetheless recollecting, like an previous white hunter, shadowy pictures to an empty fire, a ways into the night...'
All the Time within the World, a primary paintings of prose via the poet Hugo Williams, was once initially released in 1966 and commemorates Williams' attempt at age 21 to 'travel the world': the center East, India, South-East Asia, Japan and Australia. wealthy with awesome and bright perceptions of individuals and locations and threatening kinds of delivery, the account additionally unearths Williams buying helpful life-experience, while the atmosphere strikes from the self-evident 'poem' of India's panorama to barren, petrified Northern Australia. In Calcutta Williams appears up the good Satyajit Ray during the phone book. In Thailand he meets a woman at a dance-hall, strikes into her sunny flat, contemplates staying. yet to England he'll go back, albeit by means of the main without warning hard leg of his striking journey.
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