Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed (Sunday Telegraph
Delightful, profound, entertaining. I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life (Jan Morris
An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling (Colin Thubron The Times
Honest, funny and dripping with witty aphorisms. Extremely entertaining and enlightening . . . all the way to journey's end (Herald
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Alain de Botton is the author of On Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life,
and The Consolations of Philosophy
. He lives in London.