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  • The Oxford Book of the Sea

    The Oxford Book of the Sea

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801944

    It is no surprise that one of the earliest works in English literature should be a poem about the sea: the sea has been a source of fascination from the earliest times, and the Anglo-Saxon poem 'The Seafarer' is only the first in a long series of wr…

  • Life on the Mississippi: A Library of America Paperback Classic

    Life on the Mississippi: A Library of America Paperback Classic
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598530575

    ?Mark Twain was the first truly American writer, and all of us since are his heirs.? --William Faulkner A brilliant amalgam of remembrance and reportage, by turns satiric, celebratory, nostalgic, and melancholy, Life on the Mississippi evokes the gr…

  • Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings

    Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679776147

    With the same rigorous observation (natural and social), invigorating stylishness, and encyclopedic learning that he brought to his National Book Award-winning Bad Land, Jonathan Raban conducts readers along the Inside Passage from Seattle to Juneau…

  • Old Glory

    Old Glory
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601366

    'Jonathan Raban is one of the world's greatest living travel writers.' William Dalrymple'The best book of travel ever written by an Englishman about the United States' Jan Morris, IndependentNavigating the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New O…

  • Old Glory

    Old Glory
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330292290

    'A stunning success...Raban takes us floating through the heart of America...more successful than 99% of the books about America since De Tocqueville's Democracy in America' New York Times 'Mr Raban has a keen ear, but, for the river itself, he has…

  • Passage To Juneau

    Passage To Juneau
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330346290

    'Raban is, for my money, one of the key writers of the past three decades - not only for his immense stylistic showmanship, but also for the way he has taken that amorphous genre call ''travel writing'' and utterly redefined its frontiers... Passage…

  • Coasting

    Coasting
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601380

    'A valuable book and a necessary one. One of the funniest and cleverest voyages on record.' Christopher Hitchens, New Statesman'The finest writer afloat since Conrad.' Geoffrey Moorhouse, The Guardian'Unfailingly witty and entertaining.' Salman Rush…

  • Hunting Mister Heartbreak

    Hunting Mister Heartbreak
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375701016

    A New York Times Notable Book "In an era of jet tourism, Jonathan Raban] remains a traveler-adventurer in the tradition of . . . Robert Louis Stevenson." --The New York Times Book Review In 1782 an immigrant with the high-toned name J. Hector St. Jo…

  • Here There Nowhere

    Here There Nowhere
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870712951

    Michael Brophy has painted the Pacific Northwest landscape for over two decades, from sumptuously rendered panoramas of clearcuts and slag heaps to comic-book-scaled noir tableaus of the characters who reshaped the region 150 years ago. This large-s…

  • Pacific Northwest Vol 3(HB)

    Pacific Northwest Vol 3(HB)
    av Raban Jonathan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330418409

  • Soft City

    Soft City
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509823413

    With an introduction by Iain SinclairIn the city we can live deliberately: inventing and renewing ourselves, carving out journeys, creating private spaces. But in the city we are also afraid of being alone, clinging to the structures of daily life t…

  • For Love or Money

    For Love or Money
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601403

    'Jonathan Raban is the only person I listen to in matters of travel and books and writing in general. Reading him, talking to him as I have over fifty years, he has made my work better and me happier.' Paul Theroux'For Love and Money ... is as good…

  • Bad Land

    Bad Land
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330346221

    Jonathan Raban takes the reader on an enthralling journey into the least populated and least known region in the United States, Montana, and finds there the heart and soul of the country. Bringing to life the extraordinary landscape of the prairie a…

  • Arabia through the Looking Glass

    Arabia through the Looking Glass
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601397

    'Of all his generation's travellers, Jonathan Raban is the most sophisticated, writing with a subtle and imaginative brilliance.' Colin Thubron'One of the most humane and visionary of all travel writers.' Jeremy SealInto Jonathan Raban's familiar Ea…

  • Arabia Through the Looking Glass

    Arabia Through the Looking Glass
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330300582

  • Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi

    Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375701009

    The author of Bad Land realizes a lifelong dream as he navigates the waters of the Mississippi River in a spartan sixteen-foot motorboat, producing yet another masterpiece of contemporary American travel writing. In the course of his voyage, Raban r…

  • The New Granta Book of Travel

    The New Granta Book of Travel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847084880

    Granta has long been known for the quality of its travel writing. The 1980s were the culmination of a golden age, when writers including Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin, James Hamilton-Paterson and James Fenton set out to document life in largely unf…

  • Pacific Northwest Vol 3(Pb)

    Pacific Northwest Vol 3(Pb)
    av Raban Jonathan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330418416

  • Coasting: A Private Voyage

    Coasting: A Private Voyage
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375725937

    Put Jonathan Raban on a boat and the results will be fascinating, and never more so than when he's sailing around the serpentine, 2,000-mile coast of his native England. In this acutely perceived and beautifully written book, the bestselling author…

  • Hunting Mr Heartbreak

    Hunting Mr Heartbreak
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601373

    'Jonathan Raban is simply one of the great writers of non-fiction at work today. I hold his work in awe.' Robert Macfarlane'Unfailingly witty and entertaining.' Salman RushdieFollowing in the footsteps of countless emigrants, Jonathan Raban takes sh…

  • Coasting

    Coasting
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330299770

    'Sharp...funy...a marvellous attempt to discover the meaning of home' Ian Jack, Observer

  • Driving Home

    Driving Home
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330480826

    For over thirty years Jonathan Raban has written about people and places in transition or on the margins, of journeys undertaken and destinations never quite reached; of isolation and alienation, but also of what it means to belong, to feel rooted.D…

  • Waxwings

    Waxwings
    av Jonathan Raban

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330480505

    At the turn of the millennium, two immigrants are drawn to the United States by their own versions of the American Dream. For Tom Janeway - a Hungarian-born English intellectual most at home with his books - it's the family he thought he'd never hav…

  • My Holy War

    My Holy War
    av Jonathan Raban

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447219415

    What does America's 'war on terror' and new era of religious and patriotic intensity look like to an Englishman living in Seattle?