The Lost City of Z by David Grann

-Issy’s book club


An adventure story that grabs your attention and will scare you from ever venturing into the Amazon. The novel is full of suspense and intrigue and lots of historical detail to keep you interested. You won’t want to put it down.

In 1925, Percy Harrison Fawcett, armed with information only he had unearthed, accompanied by his son, his son’s best friend, headed off into the Amazonian wilderness in search of a large, ancient, fabled city, the City of Z (The Amazon’s El Dorado) and disappeared forever. Like many before him the author of this book becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Fawcett and goes in search of the City of Z.

Part historical novel, part biography, part adventure journalism (is that a thing?) this book will ignite a sense of adventure in you!

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