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פֿ Uses of text ᅳ Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767  ᑈ Kindle Ebook Author Thorkild Hansen ᓤ פֿ Uses of text ᅳ Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767 ᑈ Kindle Ebook Author Thorkild Hansen ᓤ This tale of an 18th century scientific expedition gone awry first published in Danish in 1962 and back out in a new English edition is a brutal, beautiful story of human ideals and all the clever ways we manage to muck them up Part history, part fiction, part travelogue, this book balances its central tragedy with some winks and smirks And yes, it s true Before long, I found those pages practically turned themselves Colin Dwyer, NPR Book Concierge, 2017 s Great ReadsFirst and foremost, Arabia Felix is just a terrific story riveting, hilarious, exquisitely written and translated Beyond that, however, it draws a rich and dynamic group portrait of a collection of philosopher scientist explorers at the very dawn of the modern era Gideon Lewis Kraus, author of A Sense of DirectionThe material that Thorkild Hansen has gathered for this book is as dramatic and colorful as anything Arabia Felix is a first class job Hansen has rescued from oblivion a fine story of adventure, discovery, death and endurance He has written a shrewd study of human character under severe stress Orville Prescott, The New York TimesAn epic voyageunflaggingly readable and interesting Don Moraes, The Spectator A blend of historical chronicle and biographyHansens absorbing chronicle of this expedition and its complicated background dramas is a splendid narrative told with literary distinction Edmund Fuller, The Wall Street JournalThorkild Hansenhas written this so well that the reader is caught up in the problems of the expedition and travels with them slowly, sometimes dangerously as well as painfully This book reaffirms ones faith in the ability of the human being as an observer with minimum equipmentfascinating to the general reader Lorrin Kennamer, Austin American StatesmanA scholarly and exciting accountan admirable writer, whose narrative energies are clear and dynamiche tells it simply and well Arabia Felix must appeal to anyone who enjoys reading of adventure and exploration Michael Adams, The GuardianA riveting account of a landmark expedition that left only one survivor, now back in print for the first time in decades Arabia Felix is the spellbinding true story of a scientific expedition gone disastrously awry On a winter morning in 1761 six men leave Copenhagen by seaa botanist, a philologist, an astronomer, a doctor, an artist, and their manservantan ill assorted band of men who dislike and distrust one another from the start These are the members of the Danish expedition to Arabia Felix, as Yemen was then known, the first organized foray into a corner of the world unknown to Europeans The expedition made its way to Turkey and Egypt, by which time its members were already actively seeking to undercut and even kill one another, before disappearing into the harsh desert that was their destination Nearly seven years later a single survivor returned to Denmark to find himself forgotten and all the specimens that had been sent back ruined by neglect Based on diaries, notebooks, and sketches that lay unread in Danish archives until the twentieth century, Arabia Felix is a tale of intellectual rivalry and a comedy of very bad manners, as well as an utterly absorbing adventure Arabia Felix includes 33 line drawings and maps. 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    • 401 pages
    • Arabia Felix: The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767
    • Thorkild Hansen
    • Anglais
    • 2017-07-05T07:14+02:00