FOR her latest book Susie Kelly takes to her bike to follow the route taken by Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI when they tried to escape the Revolution.
After writing about her walking adventure from La Rochelle to Geneva (Best Foot Forward, pub. Bantam 2003) and driven the entire circumference of France (A Perfect Circle, pub. Bantam 2006), Susie and her husband hop on their bikes.
The Valley of Heaven and Hell heads out of Versailles to the vineyards and champagne cellars of Epernay and Reims, and continues through the little-documented Marne valley, the scene of unimaginable horror and devastation during World War One.
Susie's book is available in a number of formats, including .pdf and Kindle versions, and 25 per cent of royalties are to be donated to Cancer Research and Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary.
Related: Review of a Perfect Circle
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