This is the best travel book I have ever read, and otherwise one of the best books I have read.
And it is Fermor's fascinating inner life and winsome personality that make these books the joy and the education they are.
It included a thorough knowledge of history of the places he traveled through, as well as the flora and fauna of the area.
Too convoluted and hard to follow. I know it was written many, many years ago, but was hoping it would pull me right in and the details would keep me there. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patti
Classic Fermor. The most dense, delicious possible distillation...the French reduction of juice into concentrated flavor that makes you think you have never eaten food before. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Samurai Girl
Wonderful memoir of a true adventurers trip from England to the mouth of the Danube on the Black Sea during the 1930's. Very well written, very entertaining events. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Violin Painter
Great book. Still a classic. Makes you want to take the journey with him but it was long ago and far away. This is a book you want.Published 3 months ago by Edward Bowen
This is the best travel book I have ever read, and otherwise one of the best books I have read. Having read the first book of his walk across Europe. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Heartland
An engrossing pre-WWII trek along the Danube reveals the intricacies of Eastern European history, geography, and cultures.Published 4 months ago by Fred Alexander
Yes I loved it very much, beautifully written of remembered adventures from an age gone by.Published 4 months ago by Eva H. Morris
One of the best series of books I have ever read. Excellent word choice and imagery. This is the 3rd set I have purchased for myself and I have given away numerous sets as gifts... Read morePublished 6 months ago by James Parmenter