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Book ç Among the Cities ↠ Jan Morris Here at last is a collection of the best work of Jan Morris considered by many the preeminent travel writer of our age Reviewing her most recent book The matter of Wales the Christian Science Monitor wrote With this book Morris joins the immortals The splendors of the prose are like Homer's sea simply everywhere She is an absolute master of the I am as surprised as anyone that this book didn't work for me I didn't enjoy it very muchTrue there were a few chapters that I did enjoy the one on Sri Lanka the Iceland one was ok Istanbul was good Cusco Peru ok But largely for me they felt dated negative and judgemental Written I suppose with British pomp during the decolonisation of the British EmpireNormally I don't fault dated They should stand as a snapshot in time and are not subject to updating or revisionism Perhaps I am just not well suited to the authors style I have read only a couple of Penguin 60s by Jan Morris and found them three and two stars I have few other books by this author to read but will probably struggle for motivation after this oneOnly 2 stars

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Download Doc Ç Among the Cities ✓ 410 pages ¸ [KINDLE] ❂ Among the Cities By Jan Morris – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk Here at last is a collection of the best work of Jan Morris considered by many the preeminent travel writer of our age Reviewing her most recent book The matter of Wales the Christian Science Monito Lity and makes us see the familiar in a new light or introduces us to places off the beaten track taking us around the globe from Sri Lanka and Cashmir to Trouville and Cozco to Wyoming and BathAbout the Author Jan Morris is the author of such books as the Pax Britannica trilogy Spain Destinations and most recently Journeys and The Matter of Wal Come for the pioneering trans author stay for the unreconstructed imperialism? Incredibly useful as a primary source and naturally a document of its time and uniue authorial voice but so cringey to a modern ear that it's a harder read than it should be

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Among the CitiesSentence Included are 37 separate pieces drawn from earlier books that span Morris's entire career as well as pieces origninally written for this book Whether taking us back to Berlin and Beirut of the 1950's or to Houston and Sydney of the 1980s Morris depicts each place with elegance passion and wit She captures and conveys its complex persona Liked Combines local history with a personal account of cities and nice prose The author draws from an exceptional amount of travel Disliked At times the author exhibits arrogance and condescension towards other cultures and peoples Chapter delivery begins to feel formulatic after a while There is enormous potential in the authors decades of travel descriptive powers and historical research but I ended up a little underwhelmed

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