Mark Igoe

Biography

Marco Books are written and published by Mark Igoe. Mark has written widely on travel, history and sport over thirty years in a half dozen different countries in Europe and Africa. He has published a dozen books, often co-authored by his wife Hazel, including a best selling guide to Zimbabwe and a popular guide to buying French property, published by Cadogan and branded by the Sunday Times. He has three grown up children and now lives in Norfolk, England with his wife and two bicycles, all better looking than he is.

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Books

Rivers of High Norfolk
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
From a blacksmith who built a water-powered sawmill to one who made watches; from Margaret Paston, the medieval matriarch to Mary Hardy, the Georgian diarist; from Horatio Walpole to the sailor named after him, Nelson, and from a lost Roman town to vanished villages, some extraordinary people and places have graced the banks of north Norfolk’s clear rivers. This book introduces them.
Norwich - The Fine City
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This little guide introduced you to the City of Norwich and contains over 100 links to the principal hotels, restaurants shops and other facilities while at the same time giving independent advice about what to see and where to visit. It is not a sponsored advertisement for the city but nor is it an exhaustive guide. What it does do is tell you what’s there, and connect you with the details.
Ancient Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ancient Lights is a visitor’s guide to the old stained glass windows of Norfolk, the English county with the most medieval churches. The series begins with the Glaven Valley in North Norfolk. Subsequent books will journey around the whole county, looking at the windows, their stories, the stories of those they portray, and when known, the stories of those who put them there.
London by Tube
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An online guide to London by the oldest underground railway system (metro) in the world, locally called the Tube. It describes all the main visitor attractions, shopping venues and architectural landmarks in the central area of London (Zone 1) and how to get to them, has links to all their websites and is cross referenced by station and venue
Zambezi Cavalcade
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Zambezi Cavalcade is the story of the Zambezi River and the many visitors who have travelled its waters or settled by its banks, from the earliest riverside kingdoms and Muslim traders to the first tourist at the end of the 19th century.
Hint of Secrecy
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden north Norfolk on a bike; a ramble around the secret side of this English county, looking at its pubs and poets, priories and puritans, its ghosts and ruins and including100 links to useful websites.
The Rivers of Good Portent
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 99,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, also that of the lost Mines of Chikova, one of Africa's abiding mysteries, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war. The tales is told both by the princes themselves, and by those they met on their amazing journey.
Hidden North Norfolk
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 55,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around North Norfolk looking at the unexpected side of this famous area; its less known monuments, its intriguing churches, its pubs and poets, its history and hammer beams, its fonts and folklore, pulpits and priories, famous phantoms, archaeology and more pubs, and linking to over 150 interesting websites.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
French Property Toolkit
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
all you need to help you buying property or relocating to France, including the words to do with houses, gardens, conveyancing, banking and the law; about its regions and departments, and about its infrastructure and including notes on its culture, its artists, scientists, great men and historical events.

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