Rob Godfrey

Biography

Rob Godfrey was born in London on March 21st 1964. After travelling the world and having various adventures he is now pausing in a quiet part of south west France.

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Videos

2CV Alaska Challenge news clip
Central TV news piece, May 1999.

Books

Mr Jolly's Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In early 1990 the author travelled by train from Paris to Beijing, taking three weeks to do the trip and stopping off along the way. It was a fascinating journey. However, having written a number of travel books, and because there's a plethora of non-fiction about the Trans-Siberian Railway, the author decided instead to do Paris to Beijing as a surreal novel.
The Iberian Job
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Iberian Job is a journey into one man's quest to answer the most fundamental question of them all: what is the 'mind'? It's also a journey across western Europe and gives a rich insight into what it's like to live in places such as France and Portugal, particularly with regard to being down and out. After reading this book you'll never be afraid again.
The Yukon Queen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
In July 1999 the good ship Marie Anne sailed from Rotterdam, bound for the USA. On board this creaking cargo ship were Rob Godfrey and two Citroen 2CVs. This voyage was the first leg of an epic journey to Prudhoe Bay, on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, a journey that took Rob Godfrey and Jose Oostveen 8000 road miles across North America.
Dishwash Theory and other deviations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
These twenty essays have been written over the last decade. They cover a mix of subjects across the arts, politics, science and history, everything from 17th century poets to vice and disease in the Victorian age to the assassination of a Russian spy, with Tintin thrown in for good measure.
Sex and Other Kinds of Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
A collection of poems by Rob Godfrey, both free verse and formal poetry, including some of Rob's sex poems and his London sonnets.
When I Went Out One Summer's Morn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From California to communist eastern Europe, from Alaska to Arabia, from Paris to Peking, these travel tales span the globe and contain both high drama and small moments. When I Went Out One Summer's Morn is Rob Godfrey's memoir of 20 years of travels.
The Poetry of Robert Herrick - who was Julia?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
In 1648, Robert Herrick published his life’s work in a volume of poetry called 'Hesperides: Or, The Works Both Humane & Divine'. Hesperides contains 1,400 poems; 74 of them mention a woman called Julia, which prompts an oft asked question: who was Julia? Nothing is known about her. This book examines Herrick’s life and poetry and comes to a startling conclusion as to the real identity of Julia.

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