Vitali Vitaliev is that rare thing: a comic writer who is also serious. Read this book for the pleasure of Vitaliev's wry take on human folly and for his penetrating analysis of a continent grappling with manifold dilemmas. He is, as always, a great travelling companion. --Douglas Kennedy<br /><br />Imagine Michael Palin, Clive Anderson and Bill Bryson all rolled into one and you ll have some idea of what to expect. --Ego
Imagine Michael Palin, Clive Anderson and Bill Bryson all rolled into one and you ll have some idea of what to expect. --Ego
About the Author
Born in the Ukraine, Vitali Vitaliev has lived in Russia, Britain and Australia before temporarily moving to Ireland in recent years. He is a prolific multi-award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. A columnist for a number of British and Australian national newspapers, he appeared regularly on radio and television. His books include Dateline Freedom: revelations of an unwilling exile and Little is the Light: nostalgic travels in the mini states of Europe.