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The Pillars of Hercules : A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean

Theroux, Paul

ISBN 10: 0140245332 / 0-14-024533-2
ISBN 13: 9780140245332

Publication Date: 1996

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A travel book written with Paul Theroux's usual originality and style, this recounts a long, lively and often hilarious trip from one Pillar of Hercules to the other - all the way round the Mediterranean.

 

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules: Gibraltar and Ceuta, in Morocco. Paul Theroux decided to travel from one to the other - but taking the long way round. His grand tour of the Mediterranean begins in Gibraltar and takes him through Spain, the French Riviera, Italy, Greece, Istanbul and beyond. He travels by any means necessary - including dilapidated taxi, smoke-filled bus, bicycle and even a cruise-liner. And he encounters bullfights, bazaars and British tourists, discovers pockets of humanity in war-torn Slovenia and Croatia, is astounded by the urban developments on the Costa del Sol and marvels at the ancient wonders of Delphi. Told with Theroux s inimitable wit and style, this lively and eventful tour evokes the essence of Mediterranean life. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140245332

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules: Gibraltar and Ceuta, in Morocco. Paul Theroux decided to travel from one to the other - but taking the long way round. His grand tour of the Mediterranean begins in Gibraltar and takes him through Spain, the French Riviera, Italy, Greece, Istanbul and beyond. He travels by any means necessary - including dilapidated taxi, smoke-filled bus, bicycle and even a cruise-liner. And he encounters bullfights, bazaars and British tourists, discovers pockets of humanity in war-torn Slovenia and Croatia, is astounded by the urban developments on the Costa del Sol and marvels at the ancient wonders of Delphi. Told with Theroux s inimitable wit and style, this lively and eventful tour evokes the essence of Mediterranean life. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780140245332

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Book Description: 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. 129mm x 198mm x 30mm. Paperback. At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules: Gibraltar and Ceuta, in Morocco. Paul Theroux decided to travel from one to the other - but taking the long way round. .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 544 pages. 0.392. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140245332

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Book Description: Penguin, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 544 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0140245332

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Book Description: Penguin UK, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 26 x 25.7 cm. At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules. Beginning his journey in Gibraltar, Paul Theroux travels the long way round ? through the ravaged developments of the Costa del Sol, into Corsica and Sicily and beyond ? to Morocco's southern pillar. Theroux takes in the local fare, travelling by dilapidated taxi, smoke-filled bus, the occasional bicycle and even a cruise-liner. He discovers pockets of humanity in Slovenia and Croatia that have survived the brutality of war; later he receives a gruff welcome in Israel and gets a lesson in Australian slang from a Syrian market reader. Urban sprawl and ancient villages, out-of-season travel and jovial hospitality characterize Paul Theroux's long and lively tour. It is this diversity, chronicled with Theroux's inimitable originality and style, that provides the essence of Mediterranean life. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # MM-40020275

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Book Description: Penguin Group Jun 1996, 1996. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 34x128x199 mm. Neuware - World-renowned travel writer, Paul Theroux, recounts his mammoth journey around the Mediterranean, painting a vivid picture of a coastline rich in myth and history. From the Costa del Sol, through France, Italy, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa, he chronicles his voyage meticulously, and gives a true impression of the huge geographical and cultural diversity of this vast area. 'Theroux at his most perceptive and entertaining' 'The Scotsman'. This title will also be available as a Penguin audiobook, read by William Hootkins. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140245332

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Book Description: 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. 129mm x 198mm x 30mm. Paperback. At the gateway to the Mediterranean lie the two Pillars of Hercules: Gibraltar and Ceuta, in Morocco. Paul Theroux decided to travel from one to the other - but taking the long way round. His grand .Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. 544 pages. 0.392. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140245332

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