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They became available to the enterprising author but probably would not be so for us.
And the chapter about the "naughty" bath room (room for a bath as opposed to a bathroom) in the Vatican was particularly interesting.
The description of the author's travels as well as the subject of the book is very entertaining.
This book was one of the best "travel" books I have read in a long time. The accounts of Mr. Perrottet's journeys to some of the "darker" sights in Europe is at times hilarious... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Linda H. Cerullo
Many of us love travel books. Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods" and William Least Heat-Moon's "Blue Highways" have taught us about our country, caught us by the heart-strings,... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lois-ellin Datta
In his usual fashion, Tony Perrottet combines travel and (errrrr) deep research into his subject, and then presents it entertainingly, but in it's historical context. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Melinda Burnett
One notes in reviewing his publications, that the author prefers to choose subjects that appeal to readers' prurient interests, e.g. matters related to sex and its many variants. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Helmut Schwarzer
late night reading when there is nothing else there to pick up on. The author likes himself more than anything else in the book.Published 19 months ago by firemc2
I was expecting something similar to "Napoleon's Privates." I was very, very wrong. Tony takes his family on a European Vacation. Read morePublished 21 months ago by customer
Decent writing and kind of entertaining that the author drags his wife and kids on this tour, but sometimes gets a little too scholarly in his efforts not to be crassPublished 22 months ago by MJ
"(My wife) Les was very understanding when I'd first broached the idea of this trip back home in Manhattan ... 'It sounds great. But I'm coming too. And so are the kids. Read morePublished on August 28, 2011 by Joseph Haschka
This is a very funny account of the author's visit (with wife and two young boys) to famous "louche" places in Europe. Read morePublished on July 25, 2011 by adorian