The Man Who Walked Through Time Themes

Colin Fletcher
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Travel

One of the main themes in The Man Who Walked Through Time by Colin Fletcher is travel. The theme covers many different types of travel, physical and metaphysical as well as emotional and spiritual.

Fletcher began to travel shortly after a six year stint in the Royal Marines in the UK. After leaving the military, Fletcher traveled to Kenya, where he farmed for four years. In the 1950s, Fletcher relocated to Canada where he became a prospector and then moved to California.

Fletcher's career began with his first book, The Thousand Mile Summer, published in 1964 after Fletcher had walked the entire state of California. Fletcher's next two books, The Man Who Walked Through Time and The Complete Walker, both published in 1968, sealed Fletcher's destiny as a sort of spiritual godfather to hikers worldwide. The Complete Walker was revised several times, often with input from readers, and is often...

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