The Discovery of France download free [PDF and Ebook] by Graham Robb

The Discovery of France download free [PDF and Ebook] by Graham Robb year 2016
  • Book name: The Discovery of France
  • Author: Graham Robb
  • Release date: 2016/1/8
  • Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781509803484
  • Rating: 8.58 of 10
  • Votes: 682
  • Review by: Ahmad Spain
  • Review rating: 8.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Total pages: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 57 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: With an introduction by Colm ToibinTen years ago, I began to explore the country on which I was supposed to be an authority . . .France is a country famous for its intellectuals, its philosophers and writers, its fashion, food and wine. And yet the notion of 'the French' as one nation is relatively recent and - historically speaking - quite misleading. In order to discover the 'real' past of France, Graham Robb realised it was not only necessary to go back in time, but also to go at a slower pace than modern life generally allows. The Discovery of France, illuminating, engrossing and full of surprises, is the result of Robb's 14,000 mile journey across France on a bicycle. Winner of both the Duff Cooper and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje prizes, The Discovery of France is a modern non-fiction classic, a literary exploration of a remarkable nation. From maps and migration to magic, language and landscape, it reveals a France few will recognize. 'An extraordinary journey of discovery' Daily Telegraph'Robb's concise and fast-paced writing pedals along with never a dull paragraph . . . dazzling' Sunday Times
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 34H10M7S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Travel Writing, European History
  • Available formats: RTF, LIT, DOC, WORD, TXT, PDF, MobiPocket, EPUB. Compressed in TAR, AZW4, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x197x31mm
  • Weight: 420g
  • Printed by: PICADOR
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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