de Botton, Alain The Art of Travel

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The Art of Travel

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The Art of Travel is Alain de Botton's travel guide with a difference.

Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel to, we seldom ask why we go and how we might become more fulfilled by doing so.

With the help of a selection of writers, artists and thinkers - including Flaubert, Edward Hopper, Wordsworth and Van Gogh - Alain de Botton's bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing.

The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.

'Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed' Sunday Telegraph

'Delightful, profound, entertaining, I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life' Jan Morris

'An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling' Colin Thubron, The Times

Alain de Botton's bestselling books include Essays in Love; The Romantic Movement; Kiss and Tell; Status Anxiety; How Proust Can Change Your Life; The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work; The Art of Travel; The Architecture of Happiness and Religion for Atheists. He lives in London and founded The School of Life (www.theschooloflife.com) and Living Architecture (www.living-architecture.co.uk). For more information, consult www.alaindebotton.com.

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Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed ( Sunday Telegraph)

Delightful, profound, entertaining. I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life ( Jan Morris)

An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling (Colin Thubron The Times)

Honest, funny and dripping with witty aphorisms. Extremely entertaining and enlightening . . . all the way to journey's end ( Herald)

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Art of Travel is Alain de Botton s travel guide with a difference. Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel to, we seldom ask why we go and how we might become more fulfilled by doing so. With the help of a selection of writers, artists and thinkers - including Flaubert, Edward Hopper, Wordsworth and Van Gogh - Alain de Botton s bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys. Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed. (Sunday Telegraph). Delightful, profound, entertaining, I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life. (Jan Morris). An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling. (Colin Thubron, The Times). Codice libro della libreria APG9780241970065

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Art of Travel is Alain de Botton s travel guide with a difference. Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel to, we seldom ask why we go and how we might become more fulfilled by doing so. With the help of a selection of writers, artists and thinkers - including Flaubert, Edward Hopper, Wordsworth and Van Gogh - Alain de Botton s bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys. Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed. (Sunday Telegraph). Delightful, profound, entertaining, I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life. (Jan Morris). An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling. (Colin Thubron, The Times). Codice libro della libreria APG9780241970065

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