Remote People, Paperback

Remote People Paperback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series



Perhaps the funniest travel book ever written, "Remote People" begins with a vivid account of the coronation of Emperor Ras Tafari - Haile Selassie I, King of Kings - an event covered by Evelyn Waugh in 1930 as special correspondent for "The Times".

It continues with subsequent travels throughout Africa, where natives rub shoulders with eccentric expatriates, settlers with Arab traders and dignitaries with monks.

Interspersed with these colourful tales are three 'nightmares' which describe the vexations of travel, including returning home.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages, map
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic travel writing
  • ISBN: 9780141186399



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