Before John Dos Passos enjoys fame as a chronicler and critic of American society, he wins recognition for command of aesthetics. Orient Express, a memoir of the author’s travels through Eastern Europe, the Near East, and the Middle East, focuses on sights, sounds, and smells rather than plot or character. Dos Passos applies his instincts as a painter to mountain ranges and grimy alleyways, finding beauty everywhere.His tour extends from Tiflis, ...
By John Dos Passos
Paperback: 156 pages
Publisher: Open Road Distribution; Reprint edition (July 14, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1686932
Format: PDF Text djvu book
If you are expecting an account of what it was like to ride in the luxurious Orient Express, you will be disappointed. In fact although there are accounts of riding trains as John Dod Passos makes his way across Europe and into the Middle East, the t