Chandos Records

My Wish List

Manage wish list


Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle (Unabridged)

Show recording details
XA 0370
Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle (Unabridged)
Label Catalogue Number:
ISBN: 9781781982594
Download Size: 448 Mb
Running Time: 09:32:14
Digital UPC: 9781781982594

Release Date: August 2019
Originally recorded in 2019
Dervla Murphy
Neil Rosser
Emma Lowe
Spoken Word

Available in two high quality 16bit formats selectable from your download page.
Mp3 - compatible with most media players on Mac/PC/Android
M4b - compatible with most audio book players and iTunes

Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle (Unabridged)
Dervla Murphy
Read by Emma Lowe

Full Tilt is the inspiring true story of Dervla Murphy’s 1963 journey from Ireland to India on an Armstrong Cadet bicycle and the trials, landscapes and cultures she encountered along the way. The route takes her through the valleys and snowy mountain passes of Europe and India to the scorching deserts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, where the metal of her bicycle, Rozinante (named after Don Quixote’s steed), becomes too hot to touch. She travels alone, without luxuries, sleeping on the floors of teahouses or on blankets outdoors, vulnerable to wild animals, insects and thieves. However, she is often met with generosity and kindness, and shares many meaningful encounters with the locals. Her portrayal here gives a fascinating insight into the unique communities of the Middle East in the early 1960s. 

Back to Top
Chandos Records
Chandos House
1 Commerce Park
Commerce Way
United Kingdom