Neither Here Nor There

Travels in Europe

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Like many of his generation, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe in the early seventies -- in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. Twenty years later he decided to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth. The resul

Like many of his generation, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe in the early seventies -- in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. Twenty years later he decided to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth. The result is Neither Here Nor There, an affectionate and riotously funny pilgrimage from the frozen wastes of Scandinavia to the chaotic tumult of Istanbul, with stops along the way in Europe's most diverting and historic locales. Like many of his generation, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe in the early seventies--in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. Twenty years later he decided to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth. The result is Neither Here Nor There, an affectionate and riotously funny pilgrimage from the frozen wastes of Scandinavia to the chaotic tumult of Istanbul, with stops along the way in Europe's most diverting and historic locales.

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Ha scritto il 28/09/14
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Diario di un rapidissimo viaggio fatto nel 1991 in Europa, dalla Norvegia a Istanbul. Bryson abbandona ciò che gli riesce meglio, per imbastire una specie di guida turistica spruzzata di humor
Il problema, a parte il fatto che il viaggio è del 19
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Ha scritto il 07/08/13
Narrazione piena di brio delle peregrinazioni di Bill Bryson sul vecchio continente, con piccoli divertenti flashback sul viaggio compiuto vent'anni prima, in versione hippy, dallo stesso. Ci si fa largo tra gli stereotipi su Paesi e viaggiatori... s ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 04/01/11
"In the early seventies, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe - in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. He was accompained by an unforgettable sidekick named Stephen Katz (who will be gloriously familiar to readers of Bryson's A Walk in the Wood ...Continua
Ha scritto il 23/09/10
Bryson is always a good read, his sense of humor effortlessly shines through everything he writes and this book, detailing his adventures and misadventures as he travels around Europe, is no exception.
What makes this a good book instead of a ver
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Ha scritto il 14/01/10
To follow his stories Pepe Carvalho often travels, but it is never like the travels of Bill Bryson. A book about travels is something you should never bring with you while travelling, so I did not. Bill tries to follow the pattern of a trip around Eu ...Continua

Ha scritto il Dec 23, 2008, 16:52
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Ha scritto il Dec 23, 2008, 16:51
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