Nights Abroad (an Illustrated Travelogue)

Nights Abroad (an Illustrated Travelogue)

by Elizabeth Roberts Pennell


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• Lavishly illustrated to bring the glories of Europe into the readers world, sharing the wonders of the Continent with those who haven't travelled there yet.

Visit four romantic European cities - Rome, Venice, London, and Paris - with travel writer Liz Pennell and her artist husband Joe. From their arrival in Italy by bicycle to their celebration of the nightlife of Paris, you'll feel like you're privy to their personal travel diary. What's more, you will meet their colorful circle of friends - painters, poets, novelists, artists of all sorts - and listen in on their squabbles, pontifications, musings, and comments about the culture of the cities they explore. Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 stunning new photographs, you'll be treated to nighttime vistas of landmarks, monuments, palaces, and notable artworks. Tour Europe for less than the cost of a trolley ride.

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ISBN-13: 9781497447707
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Pages: 322
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855 -1936) was an American writer who largely made her home in London. An accomplished food critic, art critic, and writer of travelogues, she has been described as adventurous, self-assured, well-known columnist, cookbook collector, and biographer."
Her biographies include studies of Mary Wollstonecraft, folklorist Charles Leland, and James McNeill Whistler. She even wrote a book about the Neopagan religion of Wicca.
She was married to painter Joseph Pennell. Both ardent cyclists, they often took "literary tours" on their tandem tricycle. Their travels throughout Europe have been the subject of several books.

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