American notes ; and, Pictures from Italy

by Charles Dickens

Paper Book, 1957




Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987, c1957.


Dickens' account of his first visit to America and his letters written during a stay in Italy describe cities from Boston and St Louis to Rome and Naples.

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LibraryThing member JBD1
I enjoyed "American Notes" more than "Pictures from Italy" since I happened to be reading this while traveling in some of the same American cities as Dickens as I read, and found it fascinating to make the comparisons. I was greatly bemused by Dickens' repeated discussions of spitting, which were frequent and lengthy.


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