Sauntering, Minshull (edito Duncan

£14.99

Author Minshull (edito Duncan Published by Notting Hill Editions ISBN 9781912559244 EAN 9781912559244 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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This latest collection of walking literature from Notting Hill Editions celebrates the allure of the Continent.On foot the world comes our way. We get close to the Continent’s alpine ranges, arterial rivers, expansive coastlines. Close to its ancient cities and mysterious thoroughfares; and close to the walkers themselves?the Grand Tourers and explorers, strollers and saunterers, on their hikes and quests, parades and urban drifts.Sauntering?features sixty walker-writers?classic and current?who roam Europe by foot. Twenty-two countries are traversed. We join Henriette d’Angeville, the second woman to climb Mont Blanc; Nellie Bly roaming the trenches of the First World War; Werner Herzog on a personal pilgrimage through Germany; Hans Christian Andersen in quarantine; Joseph Conrad in Cracow; Rebecca Solnit reimagining change on the streets of Prague; and Robert Macfarlane dropping deep into underground Paris.Con

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