Born in Pinsk (in what is now Belarus), the celebrated Polish foreign correspondent Ryszard Kapuscinski is the author of, among other titles, Shah of Shahs. Results 1 – 30 of 58 Viajes con Herodoto (Spanish Edition) by Ryszard Kapuscinski and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. : Viajes Con Herodoto (Spanish Edition) () by Ryszard Kapuscinski and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. He is alive, and being somehow obliged to deal with this condition, feels the less effort it requires, the better. The author himself understands this.

Some parts of the book are autobiographical. Finally, the shoes—massive loafers with thick, stiff soles. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. On the rare occasions when he does go into analysis, he makes interesting observations on life and politics in developing countries, observations of which Herodotus himself would be proud. I picked this up thinking it would be a simple travelogue but it’s much, much more.

Un racconto intimo e leggero, che alterna contesti storici ad avvenimenti privati. And that he was not really what we consider a historian today, but more of a chronicler, or even a reporter. India was so immense.

View all 9 comments. Top Reviews Most recent Vixjes Reviews. Want to Read saving…. Perhaps my review is unfair because I had such high expectations. Whose Boat Is This Boat?

Vintage Paperback Paperback Books. The memoir bits of the book are fragmentary.

Travels with Herodotus

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Learn more about Amazon Prime. His Socialist background adds an interesting touch. Remember me on this computer. The Herodotus bits do have some interesting ruminations on history, human nature and such. The atmosphere became more relaxed, people breathed more freely. Published June 5th by Knopf first published September 28th One of my biggest regrets in life so far is that I never got to take Ryszard Kapuscinski out to dinner.


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Kapuscinski ripercorre la propria vita raccontando in questo libro la sua infanzia povera sotto il regime comunista, i suoi studi con pochi libri, la sua laurea e subito dopo, quando viene mandato allo sbaraglio come giornalista prima in India e jerodoto in Cina, senza conoscere niente di quei paesi. View all 3 comments. Maybe I went in with the wrong expectations. Following are a number of rates from kapuscinskki inspiring and astonishingly exact advisor.

Did he get it over with? Both books can be read at a superficial level, as mere stories of what happened as recorded on the page.

Viajes con Herodoto by Ryszard Kapuscinski (Paperback)

When a man is forced to castrate his four sons, Kapuscinski says, can you imagine what that was actually like, as it was happening? It’s on the net. Semiotic analysis conducted in this paper focuses on depictions of cultural values When an army drinks a river dry, cpn does that actually mean? El aprendiz de hechicero. India was his first encounter with otherness, the experience of a different world.

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Though this is in no sense a ‘difficult’ read, at times I could literally feel my mind bulging. Only it contains several trips.

The strategy has its advantages, and it usually at least makes for an entertaining read. Of course, there is the curious inclusion of Herodotus, but it would be easy to see this just as a gimmick, an unusual device.


Why do the two worlds fight each other unto the death? A colleague gave him Herodotus to take with him on his first journey, the beginning of a life-long companionship. It’s a pity Kapuscinski chose such an ill-thought-out approach to his last book, because when he is not losing himself in overambitious homage, he is a fine writer. I understand that he is trying to show us what he learned about journalism through Herodotus, but most of these lessons are so basic and simple check your sources, try to go behind the story, remain objective, etc.

Some are slow but still do the work for you, still draw you back into a plot that is inexorably kapuacinski forward. The average person is not especially curious about the world.

Enjoyable, but slightly disappointing in that I expected it to be a bit better. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The paper analyses the presentation strategies the reporter This book was really interesting. Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski’s “Shah of Shahs” ] has been translated into Turkish from its American edition that published in the United States in It would have been interesting enough if it was just a straightforward retelling of Kapuscinski’s travels through India, China and Africa lapuscinski the 50s and 60s as a foreign correspondent for a Polish newspaper, but what he does by relating his journey through passages in Herodotus’ the Histories puts it on a whole other level.

See kapuscinsi for additional description. Oct 29, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book links two academic