A Journey around My Room

A Journey around My Room

3.68 (261 ratings by Goodreads)

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?


Finding himself locked in his room for six weeks, a young officer uses his imagination to travel around his room, using the various objects it contains as inspiration for a delightful parody of contemporary travel-writing and exercise in Sternean picaresque, and humorously demonstrating what one can explore without having to travel to exotic locations. Contains a foreword by Alain de Botton
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 17.78mm | 158.76g
  • Alma Classics
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1847493084
  • 9781847493088
  • 266,556

About Xavier De Maistre

Xavier de Maistre (1763 - 1852) was an aristocrat and army officer and is best known for his novel A Journey around my Room which he wrote while under arrest for having participated in a duel.
show more

Rating details

261 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 23% (60)
4 38% (99)
3 26% (69)
2 10% (26)
1 3% (7)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X