Neither here nor there: travels in Europe

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Secker & Warburg, 1991 - Travel - 232 pages
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Some interesting insights and good jokes. - Goodreads
... i don't think he'd found his writing style yet. - Goodreads
I really like Bill's humor but I needed more plot. - Goodreads
I enjoy Bill Bryson's writing. - Goodreads
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Bill Bryson's descriptive writing is as witty as ever. - Goodreads

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4.5 What's not to like about Bill Bryson!? He is extraordinarily funny and observant, just what I like in my travel writers. This book is now dated but the core of his impressions still ring true. If ... Read full review

Review: Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe

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Cuts through the romantic pap sold by travel agencies, but also exposes exactly what Bryson identifies: most of us pay exorbitant amounts of money to escape the hum-drum weariness of our daily lives ... Read full review

Contents

To the North
1
Hammerfest
15
Oslo
24
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on December 8, 1951. In 1973, Bryson went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles. Bryson moved back to the States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent, chronicles a trip in his mother's Chevy around small town America. Since then, he has written several more about the U. K. and the U. S., including bestsellers, A Walk in the Woods, I'm A Stranger Here Myself, and In a Sunburned Country. His other books include Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything and At Home: A Short History of Private Life.

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