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Just as Well I'm Leaving

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 368 Nombre de pages
Follows Anderson every step of the way, reflecting on his life, work and pathological self-obsession, encountering his own cast of... Lire la suite
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Description

Follows Anderson every step of the way, reflecting on his life, work and pathological self-obsession, encountering his own cast of characters, from an accommodating Hamburg prostitute to a bemused Danish Ambassador to the first ever female dervish, who whisks him off to meet her guru.

Préface
'The next Bill Bryson.' New York Times

A funny, moving travelogue following in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen.

Auteur
Michael Booth is the author of five books, including the international bestseller, The Almost Nearly Perfect People, winner of the British Guild of Travel Writers award for Book of the Year, and Sushi and Beyond, which won the Guild of Food Writers award

Texte du rabat

'The next Bill Bryson.' New York TimesHaving been dragged against his will to live in Denmark, Michael Booth discovered one of the great secrets of travel literature - Andersen's A Poet's Bazaar - a fascinating travelogue through a Europe on the cusp of revolution, by an author who invented children's literature.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Just as Well I'm Leaving
Sous-titre: To the Orient with Hans Christian Andersen
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780099477457
ISBN: 978-0-09-947745-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Art et littérature
nombre de pages: 368
Poids: 264g
Taille: H196mm x B130mm x T23mm
Année: 2006