The Resource Never again : a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul, Jeremy Cameron, (ebook)

Never again : a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul, Jeremy Cameron, (ebook)

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Never again : a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul
Title
Never again
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a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul
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Jeremy Cameron
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eng
Summary
Elderly British men display a variety of annoying habits. They write letters to the newspapers; they drink too much; they reminisce about the old days; they make lewd comments to younger women; they shout at the television screen; and they go for long walks and get lost. Jeremy Cameron chose the last of these options. Trying to emulate Patrick Leigh Fermor's feat of 1933, he walked from Hook of Holland to Istanbul. Leigh Fermor was a legendary figure. Scholar, multilinguist, beautiful prose stylist, war hero, tough guy, charmer and famous lover: Cameron is none of these things and he also suffers from a heart condition. Rest assured that there will be no tedious details of operations or stoicism in this book. Nor will there be descriptions of understated generosity, quiet irony or British phlegm. The main point of travel is to recognize the virtues of staying at home. When at home, it is not possible to get bogged down in Alpine snow, fall over on one's face on Kosovan tarmac or suffer a comprehensive mugging on deserted roads in Greece. Nor does one have to speak foreign languages, eat foreign food or, above all, drink terrible tea. It is about two thousand miles from Hook of Holland to Istanbul. Thirteen countries lie in wait for the walker. They have many wonderful sights and much fascinating history. Readers will not find them in this book. They will, however, find a number of stories of varying authenticity and some very dubious observations about life. By the time T..
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Cameron, Jeremy
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914.05612
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non fiction
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  • Cameron, Jeremy
  • Walking
  • Europe
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adult
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Never again : a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul, Jeremy Cameron, (ebook)
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9781909930452
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MWT11874569
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Never again : a walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul, Jeremy Cameron, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781909930452
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11874569
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11874569
System control number
MWT11874569
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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