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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I self , as I stepp'd along it to my room ; it was effectually Mons . Dessein , the
master of the hôtel , who had just return'd from vespers , and , with his hat under
his arm , was most complaisantly following me , to put me in mind of my wants .
Now was I the master of this hôtel , said I , laying the point of 20 my fore - finger
on Mons . Dessein's breast , I would inevitably make a point of getting rid of this
unfortunate Desobligeant - it stands swinging reproaches at you every time you ...
S the little French captain left us , Mons . Dessein came up the key of the Remise
in his hand , and forthwith let us into his magazine of chaises . The first object
which caught my eye , as Mons . Dessein open'd the door of the Remise , was ...
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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