"To step on board a steamer in a Spanish port, and three hours later to land in a country without a guide-book, is a sensation to rouse the hunger of the repletest sight-seer. The sensation is attainable by any one who will take the trouble to row out into the harbour of Algeciras and scramble onto a little black boat headed across the straits...."A classic of travel writing, In Morocco is Edith Wharton's remarkable account of her journey to that country during World War I. With her characteristic sense of adventure, Wharton set out to explore Morocco and its people, traveling by military jeep to Rabat, Moulay Idriss, Fez, and Marrakech, from the Atlantic coast to the high Atlas. Along the way, she witnessed religious ceremonies and ritual dances, visited the opulent palaces of the Sultan, and was admitted to the mysterious world of his harem.More
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A colorful but dated travelogue
Recording and Content
Her superficial treatment of the place and her constant reminding me of how badly the pathetic people there needed the French "help" they were now getting.
Maybe, but I would listen carefully first. This recording is faulty. Her pronunciations are incorrect very often.
I would suggest that she abandon the project.
Terrible recording of a dated and depressing book.