Sinopse

Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest.This edition is dedicated to walking. A common activity for man, walking can be a form of physical exercise, spiritual practice and philosophical tool. Being so universal, the habit of walking has certainly been addressed many times by literature - in this volume you will find seven examples of this relationship between literature and walking. This book contains the following texts: - Walking, and the wild by Henry David Thoreau. - Walking Tours by Robert Louis Stevenson. - Walking an Antidote to City Poison by Sydney Smith. - A Stout Pedestrian by Walter Scott. - Lake Scenery by William Wordsworth. - The Exhilarations of the Road by John Burroughs - Is Walking Selfish? by Arnold Haultain. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!