Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock
Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock

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How a white woman’s memoir of abuse while travelling in Asia became a journey to self-forgiveness

  • The Lotus Eaters tells the story of a young woman travelling in Southeast Asia who is confused about her future, her sexuality and her relationships
  • At times depressing and daunting, Emily Clements’ memoir is a triumph of self- realisation

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Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock
Tourists relax in Hanoi, Vietnam. Emily Clements’ memoir of her year in the country shows how difficult it can be for women to travel alone and stay safe. Photo: Shutterstock
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