Description - A Visit to Don Otavio by Sybille Bedford
The title of this book is Visit to Don Otavio and is written by author Sybille Bedford. The book Visit to Don Otavio is published by Eland Publishing Ltd. The ISBN of this book is 9780907871873 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Visit to Don Otavio by Sybille Bedford.
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An impromptu trip to Mexico begins at Grand Central Station as Bedford, accompanied by her friend Esther Murphy Arthur and a large hamper of chicken, cherries and tomatoes, boards a train, uncertain of a place to stay at journey's end. Once in Mexico, she and Esther attempt to avoid the expatriates and set out to find lunch, a drink and someone to talk to. The final goal is Don Otavio's mansion but on route are myriad small hotel rooms, dusty bus journeys, rendezvous missed and made. A modern classic of travel writing. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Sybille Bedford
Sybille Bedford was born in Germany in 1911 and currently lives in London. She is perhaps best known as a novelist (Jigsaw was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989), but has also written extensively on the law, and wrote the authorised biography of her friend and mentor, Aldous Huxley, which Stephen Spender described as "one of the masterpieces of biography".