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A journey around my room ; and, A nocturnal expedition around my room

Author: Xavier de Maistre; Andrew Brown, Dr.
Publisher: Richmond : Alma Classics, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finding himself locked in his room for six weeks, a young officer uses his imagination to travel around his room, using the various objects it contains as inspiration for a delightful parody of contemporary travel writing and exercise in Sternean picaresque, and humorously demonstrating what one can explore without having to travel to exotic locations.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Xavier de Maistre; Xavier de Maistre
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xavier de Maistre; Andrew Brown, Dr.
ISBN: 9781847493088 1847493084
OCLC Number: 824183268
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Hesperus, 2004.
Description: xv, 143 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A journey around my room --
A nocturnal expedition around my room.
Other Titles: Voyage autour de ma chambre.
Responsibility: Xavier de Maistre ; translated by Andrew Brown ; foreword by Alain de Botton.

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Accompanied in this volume by its equally superb sequel, Nocturnal Expedition around My Room, in which a similar voyage is made at night several years later, Journey around My Room is a masterly and  Read more...

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