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Why is it often better for a writer to not put things into perspective?
Will this book still be relevant in a few years?
What were German readers looking for in a travel book after World War II?
How is it possible that 750 years don’t seem to leave a trace?
Why is it so much fun to read Medieval travel stories that are at least partly untrue?
Did conservative ethics turn this great adventure story into such a slow read?
Is this guy our average Joe from the Middle Ages?