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A Visit to Don Otavio - Sybille Bedford

A Visit to Don Otavio

Paperback Published: 31st July 2002
ISBN: 9780907871873
Number Of Pages: 320

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Mexico, through the eyes of Sybille Bedford is a country of passion and paradox: arid desert and shrieking jungle, harsh sun and deep shadow, violence and sentimentality. In her frank descriptions of the horrors of travel - through bug-infested jungle, trapped in a broiling stationary train, or in a bus with a dead fish slapping against her face - she gains our trust.
But it is the charmed world of Don Otavio which steals our imagination. He is, she says, "one of the kindest men I ever met". She stays in his crumbling ancestral mansion, living a life of provincial ease and observing with glee the intense life of a Mexican neighbourhood.

"An absolutely first-class writer at the top of her powers" Mark Amory

ISBN: 9780907871873
ISBN-10: 0907871879
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 31st July 2002
Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Type: New edition

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