Troy Parfitt's Reviews > The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home

The Global Soul by Pico Iyer
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Mar 03, 11


People say that Video Night in Kathmandu is good. I wouldn't say this one was. As a Canadian, I found his assessment of Toronto to be rather ungrounded. He seems to think it's a kind of multicultural utopia, and although Canadians heap a lot of undue scorn on the place, it has a lot of social problems: a rich-poor disparity for one, guns for another. This was my first attempt at Pico Iyer; I just didn't get it, but perhaps I should try again.
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