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by Robert Byron, Jan Morris
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BrokenTune rated it 6 years ago
I nearly gave up on this book half way through, but then reconsidered and reminded myself that the book does have redeeming features. Not many, but it does have them: 1. The description of the zeitgeist with which Byron and his friends are experiencing their adventure. 2. The description of Dian...
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Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
The only perspective that makes this read a step-up from the inherent zenophobia in The Clumsiest People in Europe: Or, Mrs. Mortimer's Bad-Tempered Guide to the Victorian World is the twenties between-the-wars time slot. Byron himself may have been a serious contender for the escalating hate of the...
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