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New Europe is an entertaining read from start to finish

Advantages: Easy to read from start to finish
Disadvantages: none

...I've always been a Michael Palin fan. I'd watched Around the world in 80 days, Pole to pole, and Sahara. This book accompanies the more recent series, New Europe. The thinking behind New Europe was that of all the continents Michael Palin had visited, Eu ...

carlos34 10.06.2010 · Read full review
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Palin does it again

Advantages: Excellent read, easy to get into
Disadvantages: Too short

Absolutely love the way Michael Palin writes his books. Not only is his as honest as possible about the situations that he finds himself in, but also his comedy back ground creeps in on many occassions. Michael Palin starts this journey in Slovenia and ma ...

rezzeb0102 03.08.2010 · Read full review
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Not your average European travelogue

Advantages: Highly readable and funny
Disadvantages: Not as in depth as some travel books

Not your usual European travelogue Bill Bryson is an American writer and self-confessed Anglophile who has lived in the United Kingdom for several years with the exception of a move back to his homeland for a few years (which he writes about in an ...

jipp05 22.04.2013 · Read full review
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