The Way of the World, Paperback


A Cult Classic, "The Way of the World" is one of the most beguiling travel books ever written.

Reborn from the ashes of a Pakistan rubbish heap, it tells of a friendship between a writer and an artist, forged on an impecunious, life-enhancing journey from Serbia to Afghanistan in the 1950s.

On one level it is a candid description of a road journey, on another a meditation on travel as a journey towards the self, all written by a sage with a golden pen and a wide infectious smile.

It is published here for the first time in English with the Vernet drawings which are such a dynamic part of its whole.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Travel writing
  • ISBN: 9780907871538



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