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Despite it's previous bestseller status, I found this book to be quite slow and it didn't grab my concentration. Read morePublished on April 11 2004 by J. Jacobs
This is a journal of a trip covering the major rail routes available in the 1970s across Europe and Asia. Read morePublished on Sept. 16 2003 by Erika Mitchell
"Paul Theroux is _so_ overrated!"
It was a line I would hear over and over again during the past month I spent with 'The Great Railway Bazaar' every time I fielded the... Read more
"Train travel animate my imagination and usually give me solitude to order and write my thoughts: I travel easily in two directions, along the level rails while Asia flashed... Read morePublished on Jan. 7 2002 by Britt Arnhild Lindland
One of the off-putting things about traditional travelogues is the litany of thing-descriptions (buildings, markets, clothes, hills) which just don't make for compelling brain... Read morePublished on Nov. 16 2001 by Venugapal Vasudevan
A great opportunity wasted.
This is my first Theroux. I am envious for he had the opportunity to travel all around the world that too in train. Read more
This book may have been a pleasant read when it appeared in the mid 70's, but today, it is definitely unsavory. The attitude of Mr. Read morePublished on Sept. 18 2001 by Jethro Manjay