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Swiss watching

inside the land of milk and honey

by Diccon Bewes

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Published by Nicholas Brealey Pub. in London, Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swiss National characteristics,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDiccon Bewes
    Contributionsebrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDQ26 .B49 2012eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Paginationxii, 324 p.
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25644205M
    ISBN 109781857885873, 9781857889918
    OCLC/WorldCa785826756

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    Swiss Watching is a fascinating journey around Europe s most individual and misunderstood country. From seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate to reliving a bloody past and exploring an uncertain future, Diccon Bewes proves that there's more to Switzerland than banks and skis, francs and cheese. Not just a travel book, Swiss Watching is a no-stone-unturned exploration of what makes (and has made) this enigmatic country tick' --Peter Kerr, author of the Snowball Orange series of five books "A fascinating book, teeming with facts, figures, and anecdotes which even the Swiss don t know/5(K).

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Swiss Watching puts the wit into Switzerland. Swiss Watching was published in in London. A second edition came inand a third edition from Hachette in Octobercompletely updated with a new chapter at the end. You can read reviews from the. Swiss Watching: Inside Europe's Landlocked Island is a light-hearted yet revealing journey around Europe's most individual country.

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and million people (but only 75% of them Swiss): there's nowhere else in Europe like it. Switzerland may be hundreds of miles away from the nearest drop of seawater, but it is an island at the center of Europe.

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Besides the discourses on Swiss history, politics, society, and economy, Bewes fills the book with lots of humour but it’s clear he has a lot of affection for his adopted country. I admit Switzerland was not at the top of the list of European countries I want to visit, but having read Swiss Watching, it has now moved up a bit.

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