By Sybille Bedford
Bedford doesn’t a lot describe Mexico as take the reader there—in second-class motor buses over hundreds of thousands of miles, via arid noons and frigid nights, successions of comida corrida, botched tours to the coast, conversations recorded verbatim, hilarious observations, and interesting digressions into murky histories. on the center of the ebook is the Don Otavio of the name, the tourists’ gracious host, his garrulous friends and family, and his Edenic hacienda at Lake Chapala. released in 1953, A stopover at to Don Otavio was a right away good fortune, “a commute publication written by way of a novelist,” as Bedford defined it, constructing her attractiveness as a nonpareil writer.
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