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    • ISBN:9780297856023
    • Publication date:30 Dec 2010

Real Men Eat Puffer Fish

And 93 Other Dangerous Things To Consider

By Robert Twigger

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The Dangerous Book for Men, not boys

The Dangerous Book for Men, not boys

Every man has faced that emergency where a car needs to be broken into and hot-wired; just as every man needs to be able to mix the perfect dry Martini. The world is a dangerous and unpredictable place; a man never knows when he might be called upon to start a fire with just a coke can, win at croquet or drive a T34 tank.

Twigger has plenty of experience of facing down bears, building coracles, swimming with sharks - now he shows every man how to cook a hedgehog, commit hara-kiri and land a Boeing 747.

Biographical Notes

Robert Twigger is a British author, poet and adventurer. After attending Oxford University he trained with the Tokyo Riot Police, which became the subject of his bestselling book Angry White Pyjamas. He has been awarded the Newdigate Prize for poetry, the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award.

He led the expedition that was the first to cross the Great Sand Sea of the Egyptian Sahara solely on foot, and another that was the first to cross Western Canada in a birchbark canoe since 1793. He is the author of eight books, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as several collections of poetry. Big Snake was filmed for Channel 4.

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  • ISBN: 9780753825839
  • Publication date: 30 Apr 2009
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: W&N
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A bona fide media daredevil with brains and balls beyond the norm — Andrew Martin, Daily Telegraph
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