A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Bände 1-2
University of California Press, 1967 - 377 Seiten
Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description.
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The poor soul burn'd with impatience ; and the Count de L *** ' s servant's 5
coming with the letter , being the first practicable occasion which offered , La
Fleur had laid hold of it ; and in order to do honour to his master , had taken him
into a ...
20 -And the master of my hotel , said I , as I concluded it , will needs have it ,
Monsieur le Count , that I shall be sent to the Bastile -but I have no
apprehensions , continued for in falling into the hands of the most polish'd people
in the world , and ...
ND how do you find the French ? said the Count de B **** , The reader may
suppose that after so obliging a proof of courtesy , I could not be at a loss to say
something handsome to the 5 enquiry . - Mais passe , pour cela — Speak frankly
, said ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - john257hopper - LibraryThing
This 250 year old novel was a fictional satire on a more serious non-fictional account of a journey through France and Italy by Sterne's contemporary Tobias Smollett. The satire is in the fact that ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Marse - LibraryThing
A Sentimental Journey is the story of a man traveling from England to France and back and his adventures, or should I say, his encounters during the trip. We don't get a lot of "travel" descriptions ... Vollständige Rezension lesen