Released June 3, 2012:
In 2011 screenwriter, filmmaker and journalist Andrew John Rainnie quit his life to follow his dream and travel the world. Relive the adventures as he charts this exciting and turbulent journey, often mixing his trademark blunt yet comedic opinions of the places he visits with deep personal insights into his past. What emerges is a poignant, poetic and often humorous insight into the lifestyle of a globetrotting aficionado, a mix between On the Road and An Idiot Abroad.
The 342 page book charts Rainnie’s adventures through South-East Asia, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, South American, North America and Canada. Each chapter opens with a photograph from the vast well collected during the author’s adventures. While many travelogues have been written, Rainnie speaks with a frank, often brutal manner, offering those who may be thinking of travelling solo a rare, unique insight into the physical and emotional difficulties faced alone on the open road, as well as the pleasures of escaping the daily rat race.
The book is available from Amazon’s Kindle store, as well as on other eReader formats via Smashwords for £0.77 / $0.99. The book should be available on Apple’s iBookstore in the near future.
To find out more about the author, or to contact him, please visit http://www.andrewjohnrainnie.com.
About Andrew John Rainnie
Andrew hails from the town of Renfrew, Scotland. He studied English Literature and Film & TV at the University of Glasgow, as well as a postgraduate degree in Screenwriting at Bournemouth University.
In 2006 he moved to London to pursue a career in screenwriting and filmmaking, finding work as a freelance script consultant while continuing to write short and feature film scripts. A number of his short film scripts have been produced and screened across the world. He has directed two of his own scripts; Sugar (2008) and The Collector (2012). The latter, based on a short story by American author Jonathan Lethem, will be debuting at the London East End Film Festival in July 2012.
He has recently completed his first fictional novel, “Spirits of Vengeance: The Stone of Spirits”, which he hopes to publish in the near future.
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