The Way of the World

Author(s): Nicolas Bouvier


A Cult Classic, "The Way of the World" is one of the most beguiling travel books ever written. Reborn from the ashes of a Pakistan rubbish heap, it tells of a friendship between a writer and an artist, forged on an impecunious, life-enhancing journey from Serbia to Afghanistan in the 1950s. On one level it is a candid description of a road journey, on another a meditation on travel as a journey towards the self, all written by a sage with a golden pen and a wide infectious smile. It is published here for the first time in English with the Vernet drawings which are such a dynamic part of its whole.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780907871538
  • : eland
  • : Eland Publishing Ltd
  • : March 2007
  • : 215mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nicolas Bouvier
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : en
  • : 910.4
  • : 320