By Tiziano Terzani
Traveling via foot, boat, bus, vehicle, and teach, he visited Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Mongolia, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Geography accelerated less than his ft. He consulted soothsayers, sorcerers, and shamans and got a lot suggestion — a few clever, a few differently — approximately his destiny. With time to imagine, he realized to appreciate, recognize, and worry for older methods of lifestyles and ideology now threatened via the crasser sorts of Western modernity. He rediscovered a spot he have been reporting on for many years. And it reinvigorated him.
The result's an immensely enticing, insightful, and idiosyncratic trip, packed with unforeseen delights and unusual encounters. A bestseller and significant prizewinner in Italy, A Fortune-Teller informed Me is a strong caution opposed to the recent missionaries of materialism.
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A Fortune-Teller Told Me: Earthbound Travels in the Far East by Tiziano Terzani