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  • My Cyprus

    My Cyprus
    av Joachim Sartorius

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961784

    The history of the island of Cyprus is in many ways a world history. Its strategic position means it has been coveted by one foreign power after another. All came here: the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, crusaders, Venetians, Genoese, Otto…

  • The Ends of the Earth

    The Ends of the Earth
    av Roger Willemsen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961029

    An author, foreign correspondent, academic, and television personality, Roger Willemsen is a familiar figure in Germany, and The Ends of the Earth offers English-language readers a chance to engage with his uniquely astute take on the world. Consist…

  • Traveller's Wine Guide to Spain

    Traveller's Wine Guide to Spain
    av Desmond Begg

    Häftad - 2012 - ISBN: 9781907973031

    Spain has more land under vine than any other country in Europe, and over the past thirty years has transformed its wine industry into one of the greatest in the world. Using a unique combination of native and imported grape varieties, Spain now pro…

  • Hemingway in Italy

    Hemingway in Italy
    av Richard Owen

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961708

    Ernest Hemingway is most often associated with Spain, Cuba and Florida, but Italy was equally important in his life and work. This book, the first full-length study on the subject, explores Hemingway’s visits throughout his life to such places…

  • Cafe Life San Francisco

    Cafe Life San Francisco
    av Joe Wolff

    Häftad - 2011 - ISBN: 9781907973147

    "Cafe Life San Francisco" allows you to explore all the neighbourhoods of the city.

  • Smile of the Midsummer Night

    Smile of the Midsummer Night
    av Lars Gustafsson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961043

    Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist have written a personal guide to their Swedish homeland. Setting off from the south their journey leads them all the way up to Norrland, from the farms of Scania to the Laponian area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

  • Istanbul

    av Richard Tillinghast

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961142

    Starting with a wild taxi ride into town from Ataturk airport, Tillinghast takes his readers on a voyage of discovery through the storied city of Istanbul, known in Byzantine times as the 'Queen of Cities' and to the Ottoman Turks as the 'Abode of F…

  • Mumbai To Mecca

    Mumbai To Mecca
    av Ilija Trojanow

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961517

    Ilija Trojanow's journey from Mumbai to Mecca is told in the tradition of the rihla, one of the oldest genres of classical Arabic literature and describes the Hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy sites of Islam. 'From the very first moment they realise…

  • Troubled Water

    Troubled Water

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913368265

    Fringing the Black Sea are a kaleidoscope of countries, some centuries old and others emerging only after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Through the stories of the people he meets there, Jens Mühling seeks to paint a picture of this cauldron of c…

  • The View from the Hill

    The View from the Hill

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961760

    In Christopher Somerville's workroom is a case of shelves that holds 450 notebooks. Their pages are creased and stained with mud, blood, flattened insect corpses, beer glass rings, smears of plant juice and gallons of sweat. Everything Somerville ha…

  • Borges in Sicily

    Borges in Sicily
    av Alejandro Luque

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961449

    When Alejandro Luque receives a book of photographs of the Argentinian writer, essayist and poet, Luis Borges, in Sicily he decides to trace the writer's journey, setting off with a group of friends on his own Sicilian odyssey. Meticulously identify…

  • Budapest

    av Nicholas Clapton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961364

    Singer Nicholas Clapton first visited Budapest to record a recently discovered mass by an almost unknown eighteenth-century Hungarian composer. There, he discovered a striking sense of otherness in spite of Hungary s central geographical and cultura…

  • The Whales Know

    The Whales Know
    av Pino Cacucci

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973888

    Following in the footsteps of John Steinbeck, Cacucci travels through endless expanses of desert, salt mountains and rows of cacti with thorns so sharp that they can impale thirsty birds... Written with humour and heart, this is an insight into an e…

  • The Road to Santiago

    The Road to Santiago
    av Rene Freund

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961227

    Each year, over 200,000 people pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Often called the Way of St. James, this journey has been an important Christian tradition for centuries. "The Road to Santiago" is one man's incredible st…

  • Sailing by Starlight

    Sailing by Starlight
    av Alex Capus

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973741

    Alex Capus follows every step of Robert Louis Stevenson's last years, studying every clue left behind by the Scottish writer and reaching his own conclusion about the most dramatic turn in Stevenson's life: his decision to settle in Samoa, where the…

  • An Armchair Traveller's History of Cambridge

    An Armchair Traveller's History of Cambridge
    av Richard Tames

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973772

    An "Armchair Traveller's History of Cambridge" provides not only a narrative of the city and university, and a guide to visits within a short driving distance, it also features a variety of aspects ignored in other accounts - food and fashion, music…

  • A Journey into Russia

    A Journey into Russia
    av Jens Muhling

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973949

    When German journalist Jens Mühling met Juri, a Russian television producer selling stories about his homeland, he was mesmerized by what he heard: the real Russia and Ukraine were more unbelievable than anything he could have invented. The encounte…

  • A Journey into Russia

    A Journey into Russia
    av Jens Muhling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961128

    Ten years ago journalist Jens Muhling met Juri, a Russian television producer whose job it was to sell stories to TV stations in Germany but who always maintained that 'The true stories are more unbelievable than anything I could invent.' Ever since…

  • Salzburg

    av Hubert Nowak

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961715

    As the seat of prince-bishops it found wealth and power, as the birthplace of Mozart it found fame, and as a festival city it found its purpose and destiny. But can today’s Salzburg really be described by anything more than music and majestic…

  • Salzburg

    av Hubert Nowak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961685

    Situated in the shadow of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is known for its majestic baroque architecture, music, cathedrals, gardens. The city grew in power and wealth as the seat of prince-bishops, found international fame as the birthplace of the belov…

  • The Geckos of Bellapais

    The Geckos of Bellapais
    av Joachim Sartorius

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973918

    The history of Cyprus offers a reflection of larger world history. Coveted by a succession of foreign powers, it has been repeatedly occupied: the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, crusaders, Venetians, Genoese, Ottomans, and British have all…

  • Umbria

    av Patricia Clough

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961470

    When Patricia Clough bought a house in Umbria, she knew that buying her dream home did not mean that life would become a dream. By the end of this book, in which she describes the journey of making Umbria her home, she is sure that if one has basic…

  • Balzac's Omelette

    Balzac's Omelette
    av Anka Muhlstein

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973222

    'Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are'. This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein's erudite and witty book about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honore de Balzac's writings. It is…

  • Finding England

    Finding England
    av Holger Ehling

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973246

    It is easy to find England on a map - it is part of that conspicuous thing in the North Sea, just off the French coast. It gets trickier once you arrive: Not even the English are keen to explain what England actually is. Why do the English eat what…

  • Berlin Unwrapped

    Berlin Unwrapped
    av Penny Croucher

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973871

    Berlin is a city that conjures strong images: Nazi rallies, bombed-out buildings, Soviet tanks, the Wall, May Day riots, and the capital of reunited Germany, famed for its hedonistic nightlife. It has risen and reinvented itself innumerable times fr…

  • Hidden Bhutan

    Hidden Bhutan
    av Martin Uitz

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973161

    In 2006, "Time magazine" listed the King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuk, as one of the 100 'leaders and revolutionaries' who are changing our world today. Yet it was only in the 1960s that the first road linking "The Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon"…

  • The Golden Step

    The Golden Step
    av Christopher Somerville

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973345

    For Somerville this was a kind of pilgrimage, a journey unlike any he had undertaken in 20 years of travel-writing. It was an expedition where he traded the usual comforts and certainties for a real physical and mental challenge, with no mobile phon…

  • Dickens's London

    Dickens's London
    av Peter Clark

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961678

    Few novelists have written so intimately about a city in the way that Charles Dickens wrote about London. A near-photographic memory made his contact with the city indelible from a very young age and it remained his constant focus. Virginia Woolf ma…

  • Morocco

    av Walter Weiss

    Pocket - 2019 - ISBN: 9781909961661

  • Seeking Provence

    Seeking Provence
    av Nicholas Woodsworth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961265

    A region steeped in fable and myth, Provence is a cultural crossroads of European history. A source of inspiration to artists, poets, and troubadours, it is now an enviable refuge for the wealthy and fashionable. Nicholas Woodsworth, who was born in…

  • Berlin

    av Christian Hartel

    Häftad - 2013 - ISBN: 9781907973864

    A city bursting with life today - and with an equally turbulent past. Berlin's development from the medieval twin towers of Berlin/Colln to the Four Sector city in the Cold War, from the fall of the Wall to the dawn of a modern metropolis is all rec…

  • Farewell to Salonica

    Farewell to Salonica
    av Leon Sciaky

    Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 9781909961234

    In this enchanting and moving memoir, Leon Sciaky describes his childhood before the FirstWorld War in a prosperous, loving Jewish family in the cosmopolitan city of Salonica (nowThessaloniki in Greece). Under the Ottoman Empire, the city's diverse…

  • Black Earth

    Black Earth
    av Jens Muhling

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961609

    Will someone pay for the spilled blood? No. Nobody.' Mikhail Bulgakov wrote these words in Kiev during the turmoil of the Russian Civil War. Since then Ukrainian borders have shifted constantly and its people have suffered numerous military foreign…

  • Dickens

    av Peter Clark

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973802

    Few novelists have written so intimately about a city as Charles Dickens wrote about London. A near-photographic memory made his contact with the city indelible from a very young age and it remained his constant focus. In the first half of this book…

  • A Traveller's Wine Guide to California

    A Traveller's Wine Guide to California
    av Robert Holmes

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973154

    A "Traveller's Wine Guide to California" contains spectacular photography as well as easily-accessible information on such topics as The Winery Experience and The System of Classification and Grape Varieties.

  • Palermo

    av Roberto Alajmo

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961494

    The siren-like qualities of the Sicilian capital are woven layer upon layer, each one revealing a stratum of the city's character. In Palermo, Robert Alajmo lays out a compelling series of reflections on the city's apparently endless facets. Disguis…

  • Lady Chatterley's Villa

    Lady Chatterley's Villa
    av Richard Owen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973987

    November 1925 found David and Frieda Lawrence on the Italian Riviera, looking for sun, sea air, and health. The Lawrences were exhilarated by life in their rented villa, set amid olive groves and vineyards, with a view of the sparkling Mediterranean…

  • An Armchair Traveller's History of Apulia

    An Armchair Traveller's History of Apulia
    av Desmond Seward

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973758

    "An Armchair Traveller's History of Apulia" is the story of the heel of Italy - Puglia - as told by past and present day travellers. It has beautiful landscapes, cave towns and frescoed grotto churches, wonderful old cities with Romanesque cathedral…

  • Stealing with the Eyes

    Stealing with the Eyes
    av Will Buckingham

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961425

    Will Buckingham travelled to Tanimbar Islands (Indonesia) as a trainee anthropologist to meet three remarkable sculptors: the crippled Matias Fatruan, the buffalo hunter Abraham Amelwatin, and Damianus Masele, who was skilled in black magic, but who…

  • The Princes' Islands

    The Princes' Islands
    av Joachim Sartorius

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973000

    Off the coast of Istanbul, in the Marmara Sea, lie the Princes Islands, an archipelago of unusual natural beauty, which has long been considered the maritime suburb of the imperial capital on the Bosporus and effectively shaped by its manifold histo…

  • Walking Pepys's London

    Walking Pepys's London

    Pocket - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961821

    Full of fascinating details and written with extraordinary sensitivity, Walking Pepys's London is an unmissable exploration into the places that made the greatest English diarist of all time.

  • Dh Lawrence in Italy

    Dh Lawrence in Italy
    av Richard Owen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961722

    November 1925: In search of health and sun, the writer D. H. Lawrence arrives on the Italian Riviera with his wife, Frieda, and is exhilarated by the view of the sparkling Mediterranean from his rented villa, set amid olives and vines. But over the…

  • Dickens's London

    Dickens's London
    av Peter Clark

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973192

    Few novelists have written so intimately about a city in the way that Charles Dickens wrote about London. A near photographic memory made his contact with the city indelible from a very young age and it remained his constant focus. Virginia Woolf ma…

  • Skidoo

    av Alex Capus

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907973956

    In the company of bank robbers and grave diggers, desperados and cunning Indians, brewers and failing inventors, Alex Capus visits the Wild West's ghost towns, where he descends into a disused silver mine and looks for traces left by the robbers who…

  • Tasting Spain

    Tasting Spain
    av H. M . van den Brink

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961210

    Whether it is in Madrid's cafe s or in Barcelona's fish markets, van den Brinks takes you on a trip through Spain where tasting and smelling are the key occupations. You will see the shop windows in Madrid displaying pig's trotters, the famous Serra…

  • Goethe: Journey of the Mind

    Goethe: Journey of the Mind
    av Gabrielle Bersier

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961524

    The German polymath Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is often seen as the quintessential eighteenth-century tourist, though with the exception of a trip to Italy he hardly left his homeland. Compared to several of his peripatetic contemporaries, he took f…

  • Berlin in the Cold War

    Berlin in the Cold War
    av Thomas Flemming

    Häftad - 2013 - ISBN: 9781907973857

    No other conflict has such a powerful influence on the modern world as the Cold War between the two Superpowers of the USA and the Soviet Union. Berlin, divided by the Wall, was the front-line city of the conflict. In no other city but Berlin did Ea…

  • An Armchair Traveller's History of Finland

    An Armchair Traveller's History of Finland
    av Jonathan Clements

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961005

    In the American mind, Finland is often swept up in the general group of Nordic countries, little known and seldom gaining prominence on its own. But as Jonathan Clements shows in An Armchair Traveller's History of Finland, it has a long and fascinat…

  • Old Puglia

    Old Puglia
    av Desmond Seward

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961203

    In recent years, tourists have discovered the rustic charms of Puglia, also known as Apulia, the heel stretching down from the spur of the Italian boot. The region boasts beautiful landscapes and miles of dramatic coastline, cities with Romanesque c…

  • Kafka's Prague

    Kafka's Prague
    av Klaus Wagenbach

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961654

    Nearly 100 years after Franz Kafka's death, his works continue to intrigue and haunt us. Even for those who are only fleetingly acquainted with his unfinished novels, or his stories, diaries, and letters, `Kafkaesque' has become a byword for the men…

  • The Liquid Continent

    The Liquid Continent
    av Nicholas Woodsworth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909961067

    Combining history and travel narrative, Nicholas Woodsworth journeys around the eastern edge of the Mediterranean, the sea which gave birth to Western civilisation. This sea, he says, should not be seen as an empty space surrounded by Europe, Asia a…