World in 22 Books
In Trouble Again: a journey between
the Orinoco and the Amazon
by Redmond O’Hanlon
First published in 1988.
This edition by Penguin Books.
In his four-month canoe trip on unmapped rivers in the Venezuelan rain
forest, O'Hanlon and his companions encounter not only a huge variety
of fish, insects and other animals that have potential for serious physical
harm but also some members of the Yanomami tribe, whose reputation for
perpetrating great bodily harm on their enemies precedes them. With great
humour and astute observation, O Hanlon introduces the reader to one of
the great unexplored regions of the planet. This is Monty Python meets