By Ryszard Kapuscinski
ISBN-13: 9781400078783From the well known journalist comes this intimate account of his years within the box, touring for the 1st time past the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and different unique locales.
In the Fifties, Ryszard Kapuscinski accomplished college in Poland and have become a international correspondent, hoping to head in another country – possibly to Czechoslovakia. in its place, he used to be despatched to India – the 1st cease on a decades-long travel of the area that took Kapuscinski from Iran to El Salvador, from Angola to Armenia. Revisiting his thoughts of touring the globe with a replica of Herodotus' Histories in tow, Kapuscinski describes his awakening to the intricacies and idiosyncrasies of recent environments, and the way the phrases of the Greek historiographer contributed to shaping his personal view of an more and more globalized international. Written with splendid eloquence and a relentless eye to the worldwide undercurrents that experience formed the final half-century, Travels with Herodotus is an outstanding chronicle of 1 man's trip throughout continents.