The Cevennes Journal

Notes on a Journey Through the French Highlands
Product Number: WEB88970
Released: 01 Oct, 2014
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
ISBN: #9781780576879
Publisher: Mainstream Digital
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Description

'For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.' - RLSIn September 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson travelled by donkey through the Cevennes region of France. For personal memory - and, as it happens, for literary posterity - the young Stevenson recorded copious notes on his journey as he travelled. Some of these witty and incisive impressions were subsequently published in Travels With A Donkey. The remainder, however, didn't find its way into print until the first publication of The Cevennes Journal in 1978, one hundred years later. This travelogue, which also includes several of Stevenson's previously unpublished sketches of the region, provides both a unique socio-historical document and an important piece of literature.

Author(s): Michel de Montaigne
Genre: Literature
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2014

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