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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... in which he at first set out — turning neither to the right hand nor to the left —
but plods on -- pores all his life long upon ... as if afraid to look up , lest
peradventure he should see aught which might turn him one moment out of that
straight line ...
You must turn , Monsieur , said she , going with me to the door of the shop , and
pointing the way down the street I was to take20 you must turn first to your left
hand — mais prenez guarde — there are two turns ; and be so good as to take
5 T was now my turn to ask the old French officer " What was the matter ? ” for a
cry of " Haussez les mains , Monsieur l'Abbe , ” reechoed from a dozen different
parts of the parterre , was as unintelligible to me , as my apostrophe to the monk ...
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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