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Art Of Travel Paperback – Apr 29 2003

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin UK (April 29 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140276629
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140276626
  • Product Dimensions: 17.5 x 13 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 381 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #380,279 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Lucid, fluid, uplifting' Sunday Times

About the Author

Alain de Botton is the author of Essays in Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety, The Architecture of Happiness, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, A Week at the Airport, Religion for Atheists, The News: A User's Manual, and latest novel The Course of Love, among many others. Alain is a bestselling author in 30 countries. He lives in London, where he runs The School of Life and Living Architecture.

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Deogratias Rweyemamu
4.0 out of 5 starsHad to unlearn and see travel from De Botton's angle - quite riveting!
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Brad Revell
4.0 out of 5 starsA thought provoking read on the process of travel
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Carmen Cadenas
3.0 out of 5 starsI really like Alain de Botton
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Harry B. Laufman
4.0 out of 5 starsAn immersive approach to travel
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5.0 out of 5 starsThoughtful, provoking, entertaining.
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