In 1842 Charles Dickens travelled to America. He wrote this travelogue of his experiences there, which is presented as much as a critique of the country as a tourist’s account. In particular, Dickens criticises…
In 1857 the eminent author Charles Dickens, along with his fellow writer Wilkie Collins, went on a short holiday to the fells and moors of the Cumbrian countryside, resulting in this short, charming travel book.
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The Worst Journey in the World - Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Road to Oxiana - Robert Byron
Sea and Sardinia - DH Lawrence
Cruise of the Snark - Jack London
American Notes - Charles Dickens