Leading the Blind: A Century of Guide Book Travel by Alan Sillitoe

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Leading the Blind: A Century of Guide Book Travel

'“Leading the Blind is on one level an amusing, anecdotal wander around nineteenth-century Europe, Britain and the Middle East and, on another, a piece of social history.” —The Times Literary Supplement   “This is a book that will give the reader fascinating insight into the age when tourism began to develop and the middle classes to travel.” —The Literary Review   “[Leading the Blind] brings the varnished golden age of travel vividly to life. . . . Sillitoe’s intriguing slice of social history makes you long for the real thrills, shocks, and senses of wonder experienced by those pioneering tourists.” —Daily Mail   “In both style and content Sillitoe has created a book of pleasing simplicity. . . . Very entertaining.” —The Daily Telegraph  '
'“Leading the Blind is on one level an amusing, anecdotal wander around nineteenth-century Europe, Britain and the Middle East and, on another, a piece of social history.” —The Times Literary Supplement   “This is a book that will give the reader fascinating insight into the age when tourism began to develop and the middle classes to travel.” —The Literary Review   “[Leading the Blind] brings the varnished golden age of travel vividly to life. . . . Sillitoe’s intriguing slice of social history makes you long for the real thrills, shocks, and senses of wonder experienced by those pioneering tourists.” —Daily Mail   “In both style and content Sillitoe has created a book of pleasing simplicity. . . . Very entertaining.” —The Daily Telegraph  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504035002 Pages: 275