On the Shores of the Mediterranean

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Harvill Press, 1985 - Mediterranean Region - 448 pages
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A humorous account of the travels of Eric Newby and his wife Wanda, round the Mediterranean littoral starting from Naples onwards. Last published in 1985.

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User Review  - le.vert.galant - LibraryThing

I don't quite understand all the negative reviews. It's all here: long descriptive passages, frustrations with transport and accommodation, savored meals, shopping bazaars, trains, boats, buses, walks ... Read full review

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User Review  - LizzieD - LibraryThing

I am generally eager to follow Mr. Newby and his wife anywhere they choose to lead. Perhaps because I had such high hopes for this one, I was disappointed. Newby's practice is to mix history with ... Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Newby was a sailor in the British Navy. He was captured and held in a POW camp in 1942. For nine years he worked in London's fashion industry. He is now the travel editor of The Observer.

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