A Visit to Don Otavio: A Traveller's Tale from Mexico

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Eland, 1982 - Mexico - 318 pages
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Begins on Grand Central Station, continues with a nightmarish train journey, and then reveals the landscapes and peoples of Mexico. The highlight of this book is the author's stay with Don Otavio, a bankrupt squire still inhabiting his lakeside house, with 17 servants to wait on him.

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A Visit to Don Otavio: A Mexican Journey

User Review  - Liz French - Book Verdict

Novelist, journalist, and Aldous Huxley biographer Bedford (1911–2006) was raised in Germany, Italy, France, and England. During World War II, she lived briefly in New York City. This title ... Read full review

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User Review  - wandering_star - LibraryThing

This entertaining book is an account of a journey that [[Sybille Bedford]] made to Mexico shortly after WWII. A few chapters deal with the major sights they saw, but more time is spent describing ... Read full review


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