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I mainly wanted this book to find the quote, "At seventy-seven, it's time to be in earnest," which I found, but although some of the description was not of much interest to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by readNreview
Loved both tales. Two interesting, humorous writers still enjoyable 200 years on. As a result I will add many of the Western Isles to my trip next year.Published on November 2, 2012 by GKWilie
I have a collectors edition of these two books but it is getting a bit old to handle daily. So this was just the book I needed to re-read a classic as told by two men who traveled... Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This 1984 Penguin Classic edition combines Samuel Johnson's "A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland" with the complementary account by Johnson's companion and biographer... Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by HMS Warspite
Divided in two very different parts: the first one told by Johnson; the second by Bowell, it has things to entertain and amuse both types of audiences. Read morePublished on October 10, 2011 by Buenoslibros.es
I took this book along on my recent trip to Scotland. What a treat! My review is for Boswell's Journal, rather than Johnson's account of the same trip, both of which are contained... Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by NoVAReader
In 1773 James Boswell (age 33) convinced his older friend Samuel Johnson (age 64) to go on a 4 month tour of Scotland. Read morePublished on September 3, 2008 by Stephen Balbach