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Voyage By Dhow

3.18 of 5 stars 3.18  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This sparkling collection of essays is the result of a lifetime -- over sixty years -- spent travelling.
Published November 7th 2003 by Picador USA (first published October 1st 2001)
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Kathy Chung
Reviewed at : Mama Kucing Books : A Voyage By Dhow - Norman Lewis

I should have enjoy this book but sad to say I did not. Story too long winded. If only there is some photographs.

This book is just not for me. Maybe others will think differently
One of Norman Lewis's last travel books, in this case a selection of 8 stories. Some also appear in other collections, but some are new stories, mostly written in around 1980 or 2001. The books takes the reader to Yemen in the 1930s, tribes in Mexico, Venezuela and Paraguay, Naples and Russia.
Rob Innis
Read loads of Norman lewis books and have enjoyed many of them - but not this one, please do not start with this one as I think you will also be disappointed. Plenty of other are far better.
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Norman Lewis was a prolific British writer best known for his travel writing. Though not widely known, "Norman Lewis is one of the best writers, not of any particular decade, but of our century", according to Graham Greene.

Lewis served in World War II and wrote an account of his experiences during the Allied occupation of Italy, titled Naples '44. Shortly after the war he produced volumes about Bu
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