A Journey around My Room

A Journey around My Room

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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
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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.
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