Continental drifter (Heftet)

taking the low road with the first grand tourist


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 374
Forlag: Abacus
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780349114194
Kategori: Reise
Omtale Continental drifter
Tim Moore travels through 45 cities in the steps of a larger-than-life Jacobean hero incidentally responsible for introducing forks to England and thus ending forever the days of the finger-lickin'-good drumstick hurlers of courts gone by. Coryate's early 17th-century bawdy anecdotes include being pelted with eggs, pursued by a knife-wielding man in a turban and, finally, being vomited on copiously by a topless woman with a beer barrel on her head. Tim Moore has no trouble keeping up the modern-day side. And his authentic method of travel to replicate these adventures? A clapped-out Rolls Royce, of course.

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