Takes you on a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This work includes stories, poems, essays and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. It deals with books from around the world and across many centuries.
Basho (1644-1694). Basho's On Love and Barley and The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches are available in Penguin Classics