Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World
Following the Equator is an account by Mark Twain of his travels through the British Empire in 1895. He chose his route for opportunities to lecture on the English language and recoup his finances, impoverished due to a failed investment. He recounts and criticizes the racism, imperialism and missionary zeal he encountered on his travels - and all with his particular brand of wit.
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Following the Equator (National Geographic Adventure Classics)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This 1897 title was the fifth and last of the aging Twain's travel volumes. In it he recounts a global lecture tour undertaken in 1895. You can't go wrong with Twain. Read full review
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