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On the Road to Babadag : Travels in the Other Europe, Paperback / softback Book

On the Road to Babadag : Travels in the Other Europe Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Andrzej Stasiuk is a restless and indefatigable traveller.

His journeys - by car, train, bus, ferry - take him from his native Poland to small towns and villages with unfamiliar yet evocative names in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Albania, Moldova and Ukraine.

Here is an unfamiliar Europe, grappling with the remnants of the Communist era and the arrival of capitalism and globalisation. 'Where did Moldova end and Transylvania begin,' he wonders, as he is being driven at breakneck speed in a hundred-year-old Audi - loose wires hanging from the dashboard - by a driver in shorts and bare feet, a cross swinging on his chest. And so his journey continues all the way to Babadag, near the shore of the Black Sea, where he sees his first minaret.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • ISBN: 9780099507147

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