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.
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 10 days 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 14 days ago by Heartland
An engrossing pre-WWII trek along the Danube reveals the intricacies of Eastern European history, geography, and cultures.Published 28 days ago by Fred Alexander
Yes I loved it very much, beautifully written of remembered adventures from an age gone by.Published 1 month 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 2 months ago by James Parmenter
Read time of gifts prior to this book .. Insight into places and people with historical paths and observations weaved into the narrativePublished 2 months ago by Ken fraser
This is a very absorbing travelogue of a young man touring eastern Europe just before the outbreak of W.W. II. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pat
a trip through a vanished world, the people, landscapes, villages, towns, castles, so evocative, and all swept away by WWII.Published 3 months ago by Richard