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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Mount Sennis ] a ref . to the method of crossing the Alps at Mt. Cenis , on the
French - Italian border , southwest of Turin : " The passage into Italy is composed
of a very steep ascent , ... the descent on the Italian side is not so steep as that on
HAYING AVING settled all these little matters , I got into my postchaise with more
ease than ever I got into a post - chaise in my life ; and La Fleur having got one
large jack - boot on the far side of a little bidet * , and another on this ( for I count ...
I was going one evening to Martini's concert at Milan , and was just entering the
door of the hall , when the Marquesina di F *** was coming out in a sort of a hurry
— she was almost upon me be40 fore I saw her ; so I gave a spring to one side ...
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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