Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire (Abridged Nonfiction) Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire (Abridged Nonfiction)

Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire (Abridged Nonfiction‪)‬

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Descrizione dell’editore

The New York Times best-selling author of Krakatoa and The Professor and the Madman takes listeners on a quirky and charming tour of the last outpost of the British empire

Originally published in 1985, Outposts is Simon Winchester's journey to find the vanishing empire, "on which the sun never sets". In the course of a three-year, 100,000 mile journey - from the chill of the Antarctic to the blue seas of the Caribbean, from the South of Spain and the tip of China to the utterly remote specks in the middle of gale-swept oceans - he discovered such romance and depravity, opulence and despair that he was inspired to write what may be the last contemporary account of the British empire. 

Written with Winchester's captivating style and breadth, here are conversations and anecdotes, myths and political analysis, scenery and history - a poignant and colorful record of the lingering beat of what was once the heart of the civilized world.

GENERE
Storia
NARRATO DA
SW
Simon Winchester
LINGUA
EN
Inglese
DURATA
06:46
h min
PUBBLICATO
2005
21 aprile
EDITORE
HarperAudio
PRESENTATO DA
Audible.com
DIMENSIONE
193
MB

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