3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Wonderful little book,
This review is from: A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary (Paperback)
Firstly, it was very kind of Alain to dedicate this book personally to me. Thanks Alain! :-)
I review this as someone who's spent nearly 25 years working at airports and flown 1200 times. So, I'm biased, but I loved this book because:
1. de Botton made me stop and think about airport and travel scenarious that I'd never considered before e.g. the children's toys in the Immigration Detention Interview Room, or that moment when you open the door for Hotel Room Service naked except for that ubiquitous white 5* dressing gown.
2. It's short yet perfectly concise. No sentence is uninteresting - Jan Morris' words and so true, I re-read the whole book after completing an initial read.
Buy this book now and enjoy observing the Airports you pass through from a completely new perspective.