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Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by C. Scribner in New York .
Written in English

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    At head of title: Biographical edition.

    Statementwith a pref. by Mrs. Stevenson
    SeriesBiographical edition of the works of Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27267660M
    OCLC/WorldCa362352

    The walking trip that Stevenson describes in Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes () was taken when the nascent author was still in his twenties and pining for a lost love. Accompanied by Modestine, the eponymous donkey he hired to carry his camping gear, the . Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cevennes of south-central France.

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    Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cévennes of south-central France. A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping for recreation rather than necessity. Stevenson's route is 4/5(4). Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes is a book by Robert Louis Stevenson recounting his trip hiking in France accompanied by a predictably stubborn donkey named Modestine. Learn more about this and other book recommendations here at A5 Travel Books.


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Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The wild Cevennes region of France forms the backdrop for the pioneering travelogue Travels with a Donkey, written by a young Robert Louis awordathought.com hopeful of encountering the adventure he yearned for and raising much needed finance at the start of his writing career, Stevenson embarked on the mile, 12 day trek and recorded his experiences in this journal/5.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes [Robert Louis Stevenson] on awordathought.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes () is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's earliest published works and is considered a pioneering classic of outdoor literature.

Stevenson was in his late 20s and still dependent on his parents for awordathought.com by: The book appeared the following year, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes public domain audiobook at LibriVox; Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, at Project Gutenberg. *Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes, at Internet Archive - scanned books.

Stevenson Trail. Apr 28,  · "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes" is the more delightful, every bit as witty and picturesque as his pirate tales. Stevenson's love/hate relationship with his donkey is reason enough to enjoy this frolic through the French countryside.

"The Amateur Emigrant" is more somber, partly because RLS's health is ebbing during much of his travels/5(76). May 01,  · I found the experience travelling with Stevenson during those days in the late 19th Century enlightening and highly entertaining.

The il Funny and entertaining, “Travels with a Donkey in The Cevennes” is an interesting travel book. A vast departure from /5(30). Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, by Robert Louis Stevenson The Project Gutenberg eBook, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Illustrated by Walter Crane This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Mar 06,  · However, from a short list, Travels With a Donkey in the Cévennes remains Stevenson’s masterpiece, a “little book” that describes a wayward, inconsequential journey and a strange love.

May 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes is as much about the people Stevenson encountered as about his adventuresome travels through this remote region of France.

My only criticism of this short account, a little more than one hundred pages, is that it is not twice as awordathought.com by: Jun 04,  · The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and fortunate for me. After an uncouth beginning, I had the best of luck to the end. But we are all travellers in what John Bunyan calls the wilderness of this world,—all, too, travellers with a donkey; and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend.

He is a. Jun 11,  · Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes Robert Louis Stevenson. Travel; 1, rating. Book Overview: Travels With a Donkey is regarded as a classic of travel writing and an early inspiration for the idea of long-distance walking for pleasure - many a modern traveler follows the Stevenson Trail, now part of France's national network of long /5(K).

Jul 22,  · About the Book. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cevennes of south-central France.

A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and. LibriVox recording of Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, by Robert Louis awordathought.com by Patrick Wallace. For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.

I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.

Nov 05,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). This volume of Stevenson's travel writings includes his first published book "An Island Voyage" () - a vivid account of a canoe voyage in Belgium and France in two sail-powered skiffs, named "Cigarette" and "Arethusa" - and Stevenson's popular description of a tour with his recalcitrant donkey Modestine, "Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes" ().

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (Everymans Classics) by Stevenson, Robert Louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at awordathought.com Travels With a Donkey (Konemann Classics) by Stevenson, Robert Louis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at awordathought.com Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes.

By: this book recounts Stevenson's adventures on an extended walk through uplands and mountains in south-western France. Humorous on his own failings as a traveller, and on his travails with Modestine the self-willed donkey, it is also an exploration of peasant life in an area marked by the violence of.

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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes summary and study guide are also. Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes recounts Robert Louis Stevenson's mile, 12 day hike, accompanied only by his stubborn and unwieldy donkey, through the Cévennes of south-central France.

A pioneering piece of outdoor literature, it is one of Stevenson's earliest works, and one of the earliest accounts of hiking and camping for recreation rather than necessity.

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. By: he delivers in this sweeping and magisterial book the definitive account of this defining time. Listening to 'Travels with a donkey' makes perfect holiday reading in that it makes one want to take off and travel just for the sake of it - to explore new places and meet new faces.Jan 01,  · ‎A classic of travel writing, this book recounts Stevenson's adventures on an extended walk through uplands and mountains in south-western France.

Humorous on his own failings as a traveller, and on his travails with Modestine the self-willed donkey, it /5(11).Mar 31,  · The walking trip that Stevenson describes in Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes () was taken when the nascent author was still in his twenties and pining for a lost love.

Accompanied by Modestine, the eponymous donkey he hired to carry his camping gear, the journey proved both challenging and charming/5(K).