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John Keay is the author of about 20 books, all factual, mostly historical, and largely to do with Asia, exploration or Scotland. His first book stayed in print for thirty years; many others John Keay born is an English journalist and author specialising in writing popular histories about India and the Far East, often with a particular focus on their colonisation and exploration by Europeans. His first book stayed in print for thirty years; many others have become classics.
His combination of meticulous research, irreverent wit, powerful narrative and lively prose have invariably been complimented by both reviewers and readers.
UK-based and a full-time author since , he also wrote and presented over documentaries for BBC Radios 3 and 4 from and guest-lectured tour groups He reviews on related subjects, occasionally speaks on them, and travels extensively. Books by John Keay. Trivia About The Mammoth Book His response was to out-travel all contemporaries, beginning with the first ever coast-to-coast crossing of equatorial Africa. Unlike Burton he admired Africans; unlike Stanley he would not fight them. His motto - "he who goes slowly, goes safely; he who goes safely, goes far" - was never more seriously tested that when, just six weeks inland from Dar es Salaam, his first expedition lost Keith Johnston, its leader and Thompson's only European companion.
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