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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (310 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Denis Lawson Publisher: CSA Word Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This autobiographical story records Stevenson's experiences of travelling in the Cevennes in 1878, accompanied by his...ahem...trusty donkey Modestine, who provides many amusing moments.

The story also encompasses an insightful account of the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in the area, and is a wonderfully descriptive reading. Download and start listening now!


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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Avis Black | 2/17/2014

    " If you want to read Stevenson's travel writing try The Amateur Emigrant, a distinctly better book though less well-known. Travels With A Donkey suffers from excruciating dullness. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kevin Young | 2/10/2014

    " A charming account of the famous writers travels with a donkey ( there's a clue in the title), extolling the simple pleasure of entering unknown villages on foot, in the days when "ones own steam" was generally the designated method of transport. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Micah Harding | 1/28/2014

    " Set in the hills of protestant southern France, a very fallible Stevenson leads, drags and pushes a donkey through the rocky lanes, a half bottle of wine swinging from the saddle bags. A perfect recipe for a travel book, actually one of the first books of its kind. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Catherine Woodman | 1/17/2014

    " I read this in anticipation of my trip to southern France and loved it--lots of funny observations and thoughts "

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