Whimsical poems, prose and short stories about the domestic and international travel adventures of a gay man over two decades. Not just a travel guide, not a memoir, and certainly no competition for Fodor, Baedecker or Lonely Planet, this book is more like a time capsule of what was, and what is not likely to return very soon again. Chock full of illustrations, the author's photos and drawings in historically accurate black and white on practically every page. Sit back, relax and unwind....you're going on a journey with a fellow traveller!
Matilda Betham-Edwards was an English novelist, travel writer and Francophile, and also a prolific poet. In addition she wrote several children's books and corresponded with well-known English male poets of the day.
This is not the British Winston Churchill. This Winston Churchill is an American novelist born in St Louis, Missouri in 1871. Both Churchills communicated with each other and because the American Churchill was the first to publish, Sir Winston Churchill published his works under the name Winston S Churchill. The American Churchill was an officer in the U S Navy. He also was a novelist, essayist, and poet. His novels written in a naturalist style often expressed his political views. In 1898 Churchill published his first novel The Celebrity. A Traveller in War-Time was written about the period Churchill spent in England and France in 1917. He speaks of the British people voluntarily reducing their food supply to help the troops and the quality of the British military. Churchill's writing makes his experiences come alive for his readers.
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