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The Art of Travel
The Art of Travel
by Alain de Botton
Edition: Paperback

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5.0 out of 5 stars A world tour through the humanities, 19 Mar. 2007
This review is from: The Art of Travel (Paperback)
This book is superb. One of those that you read and then go back to, picking out your favourite sections. The title is a bit cryptic, it really is a journey through the arts subjects: history, art history, philosophy, architecture, religous studies, literature in English. Each subject contextualised in terms of a journey. Hugely thought provoking and stimulating you to go and find out more about each subject. I'm off now to find a book about Alexander von Humboldt - my favourite bit of the book. And the bit on Edward Hopper. And ...

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