Faces and Places by Henry W. Lucy (Free Audio Book)
Narrated by Ruth Golding
Faces and Places were written by British journalist Henry W. Lucy for the London newspaper Daily News. This free audiobook edition is a collection of 19th century travel articles that Henry W. Lucy wrote during the time and paints a vastly different image of traveling from a bygone era.
Several articles such as A Night on a Mountain, Mosquitoes and Moncao and Easter on Les Avants all capture the ways of travel during the 19th century from a breathtaking balloon trip as well as the scenic routes taken by rail travel. Several articles focus on other aspects of travel locations as well.
This free audiobook has an interesting collection of articles that cover a wide range in regards to travels and is read by the ever so talented Ruth Golding.
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