AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

PARIS TO THE PYRENEES A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James

by | Read by P.J. Oakland

Contemporary Culture • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

David Downie and his wife, Alison, embark on a 72-day walking trip through the French countryside on the way to El Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Narrator P.J. Oakland describes the churches, pilgrim monuments, and inns encountered along the way as the Downies' fascinating travelogue follows the ancient Roman roads and pilgrim paths between Paris and the Pyrenees. In a straightforward tone, Oakland steadily delivers Downie's descriptions of sights and historical accounts. He flawlessly inserts French, Spanish, Latin, and English terms where needed. Quotes from the likes of Vercingetorix and Julius Caesar, as well as references to classic and modern literature, add to descriptions and ruminations that will soothe and heal the soul. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2013]

Advertisement

Formats

Library Ed. • AudioGO • 2013

CD ISBN 9781624603273 $64.95 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×