Travel genre books (12)


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An Inland Voyage by Robert Louis Stevenson EN

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Robert Louis Stevenson was not only a gifted writer, he was also an indefatigable traveller. An Inland Voyage, first published in 1878, is Stevenson's earliest book. It describes a voyage undertaken with this Scottish friend Sir Walter Grindlay Simpson, mostly along the Oise River from Belgium through France, in the autumn of 1876. Stevenson and Simpson each had a wooden canoe rigged with a sail, propelled with double-bladed paddles, a style that had recently become popular. An Inland Voyage paints a delightful picture of Europe in a more innocent time, with quirky innkeepers, travelling enter... continue

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An Unexpected Light

An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan by Elliott, Jason EN

Rating: 5     4 Votes
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A riveting combination of history and travel, filled with modern anecdotes, traditional wisdom, and profound insights, vividly brings to life the exotic land of Afghanistan. Reprint.

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Catch the Rabbit by Lana Bastašic EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
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Genre Travel
Recommended: 20 Apr 2022

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Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi EN

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Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
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Temple Rome has variant printings.
Recommended: 01 Nov 2022

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Flights by Olga Tokarczuk EN

Rating: 3.5     9 Votes
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland
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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx) "A magnificent writer." — Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winning author of Secondhand Time "A beautifully fragmented look at man's longing for permanence.... Ambitious and complex." — Washington Post From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death... continue
Genre Travel
Recommended: 04 Sep 2022

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I Saw Her That Night by Drago Jančar EN

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Country: Europe / Slovenia flag Slovenia
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"I Saw Her That Night is a tragic love story set amid the atrocities of World War II in Slovenia"--

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In The Name Of The Father by Immanuel Mifsud EN

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Country: Europe / Malta flag Malta
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Recommended: 27 Aug 2022

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Kon-Tiki : Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
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Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022

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My Family and Other Enemies by Mary Novakovich EN

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Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
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Travel journalist Mary Novakovich explores her family's history in Lika in her native Croatia, recalling childhood visits and frequent trips over the years. Part travelogue, part memoir, it is also an exploration of identity for people with more than one ethnicity.
Recommended: 28 Sep 2022

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The Little Book of Hygge : Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Denmark flag Denmark
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Recommended: 20 Jul 2022


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