"The End of Elsewhere is a kind of post-millennium Heart of Darkness, with Grescoe's Marlowe on the trail of a hypothetical camera-toting, Hawaiian-shirted Kurtz . . . A powerful indictment of contemporary tourism and, more fundamentally, it's a cry against the West's exploitation of the Third world in the era of globalization"-Quill & Quire
Witty and provocative, The End of Elsewhere is a riotous on-the-road odyssey and a brilliant history of tourism. It will be treasured by anyone who has been conned by 'authentic' travel.
Taras Grescoe has written articles on travel for Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic Travelerand The New York Times. His first book Sacre Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec won numerous awards in Canada. He lives in Montreal....Continua