London: Following the footsteps of author Graham Greene through remote rainforest and malarial swamps in some of the most dangerous parts of Africa was a challenge Tim Butcher relished for his latest book.
The Cape Town-based writer's new book "Chasing the Devil" is an account of his attempt to re-discover a route by rail and truck through Sierra Leone and then on foot across Liberia which Greene described in "Journey Without Maps".
Butcher, a former war correspondent, is no stranger to epic journeys. His first book "Blood River", was a British bestseller about his attempt to travel down the Congo river.
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08:33 PM, Jan 05, 2011