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The royal road to romance,

Author: Richard Halliburton
Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [©1925]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. Halliburton's literary career developed out of his meticulous logging of events that occurred on his own adventures. This book, his  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halliburton, Richard, 1900-1939.
Royal road to romance.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [©1925]
(OCoLC)579008349
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Halliburton
OCLC Number: 1242254
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
Description: 399 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: The royal road to romance --
Humiliating the Matterhorn --
Largo --
Mademoiselle piety --
Castles in France --
Hannibal invades Andorra --
Spanish dancing --
New tales from the Alhambra --
The sirens of Seville --
The jails of Gibraltar --
The Count of Monte Carlo --
Camped on Kheops --
The Nile merman --
The garlic-eaters --
Tiger tales --
The garden of immortality --
Adventure in the Pumjab --
Into the vale of Kashmir --
Outlandish Ladakh --
The strange story of Leh --
Back to earth --
Through the Khyber Pass --
Princess Padmini --
Renaissance --
Byroads to Bangkok --
Great snakes! --
Interlude --
The magic stones of Angkor --
Dolce-far-niente --
The stowaway --
Pirates! --
The bride of heaven --
Veni vidi bolsheviki --
Welcome to Japan --
The challenge of Fujiyama --
To the peak! --
The last battle.
Responsibility: by Richard Halliburton.

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When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. Halliburton's literary career developed out of his meticulous logging of events that occurred on his own adventures. This book, his first, an account of his travels in 1921-23, was a best-seller for three years and was translated into 15 languages.

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