Plumping

J.I.M. Stewart

  • Abroad: British Literary Travelling Between the Wars by Paul Fussell
    Oxford, 246 pp, £8.95, March 1981, ISBN 0 19 502767 1

Paul Fussell’s aim in this book, he tells us in a preface, is ‘to suggest what it felt like to be young and clever and literate in the final age of travel’. Or, more precisely, what it thus felt like in Great Britain. ‘Because the most sophisticated travel books of the age are British, I have focused largely on them.’

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