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Review: A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

User Review  - Marshall - Goodreads

I don't give low reviews lightly. However, there were several problems with this book. 1. It wasn't a year in the world, it was a number of separate trips, most of which weren't too far from the ... Read full review

Review: A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Wow, this book was major snoozeville. I guess I should have learned from reading "Under the Tuscan Sun", one of two books I've ever read which were actually worse than the movie. Mayes is a boring ... Read full review

Review: A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

An Amazon review I wish I'd read before I bought this book summarized my opinion of Mayes' travel writing: the writer criticized the discrepancy between the title and the substance: "A year spent ... Read full review

Review: A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

User Review  - Kathy Beatty - Goodreads

I just couldn't read this book. I was bored by the tone of a wealthy person going everywhere and doing anything that she wants without regard to the cost. I couldn't relate at all. Read full review

Review: A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveller

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I must confess that I haven't finished reading Frances Mayes' A Year in the World. I love travel books, and read a favorable review of this one...reviewers sometimes exaggerate . After a few running ... Read full review


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