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The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

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The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

By Isabella Bird

John Beaufoy Publishing, Paperback, 9781906780388, 294pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2011

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Description
The Golden Chersonese is an evocative account, first published in 1883, of the author's final visit to the East. The book is a collection of 23 letters, written to her sister Henny in Scotland, in which she gives detailed descriptions of her travels and adventures in Malaya, Singapore, Indo-China and Hong Kong. The book includes fascinating accounts of many aspects of the region, including the people, culture, landscapes, and wildlif.
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