Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (Large Print)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: Echo Library

Written in English
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  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Travel writing,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General
  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8411306M
    ISBN 101406822353
    ISBN 109781406822359

  Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes Robert Louis Stevenson. Travel; 1, rating. Book Overview: Travels With a Donkey is regarded as a classic of travel writing and an early inspiration for the idea of long-distance walking for pleasure - many a modern traveler follows the Stevenson Trail, now part of France's national network of long /5(K).   Video Software we use: Ad-free videos. You can support us by purchasing something through our Amazon-Url, thanks:) Travels with .   The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and fortunate for me. After an uncouth beginning, I had the best of luck to the end. But we are all travellers in what John Bunyan calls the wilderness of this world,—all, too, travellers with a donkey; and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend. He is a. Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cévennes of south-central France. A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping for recreation rather than necessity. Stevenson's route is 4/5(4).

The walking trip that Stevenson describes in Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes () was taken when the nascent author was still in his twenties and pining for a lost love. Accompanied by Modestine, the eponymous donkey he hired to carry his camping gear, the . Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson. The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and what John Bunyan calls the wilderness of this world--all, too, travellers with a donkey: and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend. He is a fortunate voyager who finds many. "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes" by Robert Louis Stevenson. 1st American edition of Stevenson's first published work; Roberts Brothers; Boston. There are 20 pages of advertisements at the back of the book. Condition: Fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine; there is a very light stain at the top-right corner of the back cover. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes Posted by JaneGS Last year I started reading John Steinbeck again and discovered that his travel book, Travels with Charley, was inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Travels With a Donkey in the Cevennes, the discovery of which meant that I needed to Stevenson's travelogue before tackling Steinbeck's. Get this book in print Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes: An Inland Voyage already appeared asked beautiful began beginning better body bread Brother called Camisards camp Catholic chestnuts cold cross dark donkey door English eyes face famous Father feet fell field five four France French garden green half hand head heard heart.

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The wild Cevennes region of France forms the backdrop for the pioneering travelogue Travels with a Donkey, written by a young Robert Louis hopeful of encountering the adventure he yearned for and raising much needed finance at the start of his writing career, Stevenson embarked on the mile, 12 day trek and recorded his experiences in this journal/5().

"Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes" is the more delightful, every bit as witty and picturesque as his pirate tales. Stevenson's love/hate relationship with his donkey is reason enough to enjoy this frolic through the French countryside.

"The Amateur Emigrant" is more somber, partly because RLS's health Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes book ebbing during much of his travels. Cited by: Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes - Kindle edition by Stevenson, Robert Louis.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes/5(). Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes is as much about the people Stevenson encountered as about his adventuresome travels through this remote region of France.

My only criticism of this short account, a little more than one hundred pages, is that it is not twice as by: travels with a donkey in the cevennes This ebook list for those who looking for to read TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, Travels with a Donkey describes Stevenson’s hiking trip in the Cevennes, in South-Central France.

The narrative largely focuses on Stevenson’s humorous descriptions of his stubborn travel companion, Modestine the donkey. Stevenson bought Modestine to carry his belongings for the journey. The walking trip that Stevenson describes in Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes () was taken when the nascent author was still in his twenties and pining for a lost love.

Accompanied by Modestine, the eponymous donkey he hired to carry his camping gear, the journey proved both challenging and charming/5(K). Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cévennes of south-central France.

A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping for recreation rather than necessity. His Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes became an instant hit, and his route is now called the Stevenson Trail.

Hilary Macaskill and Molly Wood negotiated the whole kilometres of the trail with donkeys, tenacity and a little humour, and lived to write about their adventure, along with loads of local facts about cuisine, flora, fauna and.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes Robert Louis STEVENSON ( - ) A classic of travel writing, this book recounts Stevenson's adventures on an extended walk through uplands and mountains in south-western France.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes has inspired generations of later travellers and writers, from John Steinbeck-and his Travels with Charley-to Bruce Chatwin and Graham Greene, including present-day hikers who retrace the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail.

Written in timeless prose and with biting wit, this slim volume is a treat for all readers. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson. A New Impression with a Frontispiece by Walter Crane London: Chatto & Windus, My Dear Sidney Colvin, The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and fortunate for me.

After an uncouth beginning, I had the best of luck to the end. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Cévennes Mountains (France) -- Description and travel Subject: Authors, Scottish -- 19th century -- Biography Subject: Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- Travel -- France -- Cévennes Mountains Category: Text: EBook Cited by: Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes and the Amateur Emigrant[ TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES AND THE AMATEUR EMIGRANT ] By Stevenson, Robert Louis (Author)Feb Paperback.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. The il Funny and entertaining, “Travels with a Donkey in The Cevennes” is an interesting travel book. A vast departure from Robert Louis Stevenson’s more well know work. After reading this book it felt like the time frame was longer than it was I think due to the overall descriptions of Protestant suppression in the region, there was a /5(30).

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out of 5 stars Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 January Verified Purchase. This is a relatively short book but written with Stevenson's customary flair, both in his use of language and his skill in bringing places and people to life. His early travails centre round the almost insuperable /5().

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cevennes of south-central France. A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping for.

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Finished. Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes. Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (), a pioneering classic of outdoor literature, is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest published works.

It gives an account of his 12 day, kilometer hiking journey through the sparsely populated areas of the Cévennes mountains in south-central France. Travels With a Donkey in The Cevennes.

Other notes: Nice early edition of Travels with a Donkey with decorated cloth binding. A very good copy with light wear to extremities, and small splotch front Rating: % positive. LibriVox recording of Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, by Robert Louis by Patrick Wallace.

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. By: he delivers in this sweeping and magisterial book the definitive account of this defining time. Listening to 'Travels with a donkey' makes perfect holiday reading in that it makes one want to take off and travel just for the sake of it - to explore new places and meet new faces.

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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. Robert Louis Stevenson.11 Ratings; Publisher Description. A classic of travel writing, this book recounts Stevenson's adventures on an extended walk through uplands and mountains in south-western France.

Humorous on his own failings as a traveller, and on his travails with Modestine the self-willed /5(11). Buy Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Stevenson, Robert Louis, Phillips, Laurence (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5().Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. Author:Stevenson, Robert Louis.

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