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Why is it often better for a writer to not put things into perspective?
If this book isn’t badly written, then why is it still bad?
What were German readers looking for in a travel book after World War II?
How was an otherwise good travel book spoiled by too much preaching?
Did conservative ethics turn this great adventure story into such a slow read?
If this is one of the classics of Portuguese literature, why is it such a slow read?
Why is this one still so good today, even though a lot of it is untrue?