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A dragon apparent

Norman Lewis

A dragon apparent

travels in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

by Norman Lewis

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Published by Eland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indochina -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Cape, 1951.

    StatementNorman Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS534, DS534 L48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20374904M
    ISBN 100907871003

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A Dragon Apparent: Travels in Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam by Norman Lewis is a beautifully written, highly enjoyable report of his travels through three countries that no longer exist. His writing style is descriptive and compelling, with an underlying tone of dry humor that is hard to get, but makes it /5.

A DRAGON APPARENT, describes Norman Lewis's journeys in the Far East at a time when the countries he visited were passing out of the reach of the ordinary traveler, never again be seen as they were then.

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"Henry Kissinger said that the dominoes were falling, so now it was the turn of Cambodia and Laos.2/5(1). " A Dragon Apparent" is about Lewis's travels in Indochina (Vietnam,Cambodia and Laos) in the early 's during the protracted war between the Viet Minh and French colonial forces.

Within a few years of Lewis visiting the area, the French would be defeated at Dien Bien Phu and forced to leave Indochina/5(27). Originally published init is said that A Dragon Apparent inspired Graham Greene to go to Vietnam and write The Quiet American. Norman Lewis traveled in Indo-China during the precarious last years of the French colonial regime.

Much of 3/5(1). A pharmacist's son from Enfield, Lewis () became unmatched as a witness to his times. His account of south-east Asia before the Vietnam war, A Dragon Apparent, remains required reading. Voices of the Old Sea, a glimpse of Spain as it was before the tourists arrived, is a classic in the literature of the Mediterranean.

There is a lot of banality in these books, mostly in the first book, A DRAGON APPARENT. Although always impeccably written, Lewis can often be more literary than informative or insightful, and there are stretches that are a bit of a slog/5(5).

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Originally published init is said that A Dragon Apparent inspired Graham Greene to go to Vietnam and write The Quiet American.

Norman Lewis traveled in Indo-China during the precarious last years of the French colonial regime. Much of the charm and grandeur of the ancient native civilizations survived until the devastation of the Vietnam /5(2). Justin Marozzi on Norman Lewis, A Dragon Apparent Published inGolden Earth remains one of the most timeless guides to Burma.

It is classic Lewis. Norman Lewis, who died last year, was England's greatest travel writer of the last century. He wrote a dozen travel books, including such masterpieces as Nap The Honoured Society and A Dragon Apparent, and thirteen novels/5(3).

A Dragon Apparent Lewis describes his travels through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in the late s. He speaks to French colonists, salves, emperors and peasants. Download A Dragon Apparent in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. A Dragon Apparent Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading.

Dragon Apparent, first published inis Norman Lewis' account of his travels across French-controlled Indochina in the decades leading up to the American War. Lewis ambles rather nonchalantly around parts of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, catching rides on boats, buses and in cars even as the French fight the nationalist Viet Minh in low-key guerrilla warfare.

A Dragon Apparent by Norman Lewis Originally published init is said that A Dragon Apparent inspired Graham Greene to go to Vietnam and write The Quiet American/5(29). Editions for A Dragon Apparent: Travels in Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: 4.

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Ever since he started on the extraordinary sequence of books announced by A Dragon Apparent inabout his travels in French Indochina, the .An Indo-China travelogue takes in strange peoples, places and names and covers territory incompletely mapped and explored.

Saignon, Angkor, Viet Minh, Laos, Dalat, Cholon, Cambodia, &#;areas where the European is invisible, the little known tribes of the Mois and the Rhades, types of feudal living and unknown ceremonies, the author, his itinerary based on the weather and local information.