Neither Here Nor There:: Travels in Europe

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Harper Collins, Mar 1, 1993 - Travel - 256 pages
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Like many of his generation, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe in the early seventies -- in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. Twenty years later he decided to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth. The result is Neither Here Nor There, an affectionate and riotously funny pilgrimage from the frozen wastes of Scandinavia to the chaotic tumult of Istanbul, with stops along the way in Europe's most diverting and historic locales. Like many of his generation, Bill Bryson backpacked across Europe in the early seventies--in search of enlightenment, beer, and women. Twenty years later he decided to retrace the journey he undertook in the halcyon days of his youth. The result is Neither Here Nor There, an affectionate and riotously funny pilgrimage from the frozen wastes of Scandinavia to the chaotic tumult of Istanbul, with stops along the way in Europe's most diverting and historic locales.

 

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Some interesting insights and good jokes. - Goodreads
His Travel writing isnt as fun as his science writing. - Goodreads
I really like Bill's humor but I needed more plot. - Goodreads
Bill Bryson is a frustrating travel writer. - Goodreads
Hilarious and educational. - Goodreads
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Bill Bryson can do no wrong in my eyes. This had me in stitches. The stories he tells are not of the beautiful architecture, the coveted landscapes or the richly cultured individuals that typically ... Read full review

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Contents

TO THE NORTH
PARIS 39
BRUSSELS 52
BELGIUM 59
AACHEN AND COLOGNE 71
AMSTERDAM 82
HAMBURG 94
COPENHAGEN 103
GOTHENBURG 116
STOCKHOLM 124
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About the author (1993)

Bill Bryson is the bestselling author of At Home, A Walk in the Woods, The Lost Continent, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, and A Short History of Nearly Everything, winner of the Aventis Prize. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Bryson lives in England with his wife and children.

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