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Sultry climates : travel and sex

Author: Ian Littlewood
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sexual motives of travel are rarely spelled out. Travel books guides and brochures favour a more wholesome approach. But in the shadows there is an alternative story made up of just the details  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Littlewood
ISBN: 0719562074 9780719562075
OCLC Number: 49044430
Description: 248 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part I Connoisseurs: the unofficial tour; the travels of James Boswell. Part II Pilgrims: a new concept of travel; Symonds and Fusato; sexual pilgrims. Part III Rebels: Byron abroad; forbidden fruit; some sunny isle; fuir! La-bas fuir!; playing Gauguin. Part IV The triumph of the senses: the cult of the Sun.
Responsibility: Ian Littlewood.

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'Deliciously racy, provocative and quick witted, stuffed with louche anecdotes and exotic quotes' -- Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times

 
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