Voyage Around My Room

By Xavier De Maistre
In 1790, while serving in the Piedmontese army, the French aristocrat Xavier de Maistre (1763–1852) was punished for dueling and placed under house arrest for forty-two days. The result was a discursive, mischievous memoir , and its sequel, . Admired by Nietzsche and Machado de Assis, Ossian and Susan Sontag, this classic book proves that sitting on the living-room sofa can be as fascinating as crossing the Alps or paddling up the Amazon.


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Publisher New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish date 03/21/2016
Pages 244
ISBN-13 9780811222105
ISBN-10 0811222101
Language English

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