East Infection

Kolkata to Mandalay
Tellwell Talent (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 25. September 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 250 Seiten
978-0-2288-0425-3 (ISBN)
THE CULT OF HORN detailed my second go-round with the subcontinent and confirmed that India's chaotic urban centres, in an advanced and permanent state of rush hour, rendered most of the planet's cities stunted, somnolent mining towns, their silver veins long tapped out. EAST INFECTION picks up where CULT left off, tracing a run through the teeming humanity of Calcutta and Dhaka, then Bangkok, Yangon and the road to Mandalay. Due to civic ructions, I left Bangladesh prematurely, despite a welcoming people who aided me at every fork and turn. Bangkok, seventeen years after my first visit, was seemingly reborn and along with Myanmar reaffirmed an affinity for Southeast Asia, due not only to the charms and fascinations of the region but my appreciation for a people who tended to mind their business while respecting mine. As the new book title suggests, internal as well as external forces were at play throughout the journey but I hope (once again) that the photographs serve as a tonic to any surly eruptions on my part.
  • Englisch
  • Broschur/Paperback
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  • Klebebindung
400 Illustrations
  • Höhe: 280 mm
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  • Breite: 216 mm
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  • Dicke: 16 mm
  • 942 gr
978-0-2288-0425-3 (9780228804253)
Richard Taylor was a stockman with Simpsons and the Hudson Bay Company for thirty years. He travels when he can afford it and has written travel articles for The Toronto Sun, The Globe and Mail and InTravel Magazine. His first book, THE CULT OF HORN: Honking Through India, was published in 2017. Mr. Taylor lives in Toronto.

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