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Pleasures and landscapes : a traveller's tales from Europe

Author: Sybille Bedford
Publisher: New York : Counterpoint, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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Essays written between 1954 and 2001.
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Named Person: Sybille Bedford; Sybille Bedford
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sybille Bedford
ISBN: 1582431701 9781582431703
OCLC Number: 51003949
Description: xv, 176 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Jan Morris --
A Homecoming Capri 1948 --
The Quality of Travel France and Italy 1961 --
The Anchor and the Balloon A Diary in Switzerland 1953 --
Portrait Sketch of a Country Denmark 1962 --
Notes on a Journey in Portugal 1958 --
A Journey in Yugoslavia 1965 --
La Vie de Chateau A Diary in Bordeaux 1978 --
Venice in Winter 1967.
Responsibility: Sybille Bedford ; introduction by Jan Morris.

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These eight essays tell what happened to Sybille Bedford when, at the peak of her literary powers, she travelled through France, Italy and the rest of Europe for "Vogue", "Esquire" and other  Read more...

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