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A Time of Gifts by Jan Morris


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Morris invites readers on a lyrical journey through the heart of Europe, where each step becomes a moment of revelation, echoing with the resonance of memory and introspection.

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In “A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube” by Jan Morris, readers are enveloped in a rich tapestry of European landscapes and cultures, where the author’s footfalls echo with the resonance of memory and reflection, evoking a sense of timelessness and introspection reminiscent of the most cherished literary journeys.

Through Morris’s lyrical prose, the sights, sounds, and sensations of the journey come alive with an ineffable beauty, inviting readers to embark on a voyage of discovery and self-discovery as they traverse the continent alongside her. From the cobblestone streets of medieval towns to the tranquil banks of the Danube, each step taken by the author becomes a moment of revelation, illuminating the interconnectedness of past and present, self and world.

With its evocative blend of travelogue and memoir, “A Time of Gifts” offers a glimpse into the essence of Europe, capturing the essence of its diverse cultures and landscapes with a depth of perception and sensitivity that resonates with the timeless wisdom of great literature. As readers journey through the pages of this captivating narrative, they are transported to a world where the boundaries between inner and outer landscapes blur, and the true meaning of travel unfolds with each passing mile.

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Weight.4 kg
Title

A Time of Gifts : On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

Publisher

New York Review of Books

Author/Artist

Jan Morris

Book binding

paperback

Release date

2005

Condition

used

ISBN/EAN        9781590171653