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Get Your Kicks With Billy

Advantages: A really interesting journey, Billy's engaging writing style
Disadvantages: Not as in depth as some travel books

..."Get your kicks on Route 66" goes the song. As someone who grew up on rock and roll and dreamt of the wide spaces of America from Glasgow, Billy Connolly has always had a fascination with the iconic Route 66. In Billy Connolly's Route 66, he travels the f ...

eilidhcatriona 06.11.2012 · Read full review
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Pleasure to read

Advantages: Entertaining
Disadvantages: Short

The title of this book mislead me a little bit as I imagined the tale would be more about the budget airlines Tom Chessyre travels on, but thankfully this is not merely a tale of small seats and limited baggage claims. Instead what we have here is a book ...

DanielFullard 27.12.2014 · Read full review
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Move to the Country

Advantages: Interesting insights
Disadvantages: Somehow it didn't 'grab' me as much as I'd hoped

Perhaps it's a little unfair to come to A House in Fez still inspired by the storytelling of Tahir Shah's In Arabian Nights, because this is a very different take on Morocco, aimed (as a book) no doubt at a very different market, but reading the two in qu ...

hiker 01.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A House in Fez - Suzanna Clarke

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