Rock and Hard Places: Travels to Backstages, Frontlines and Assorted Sideshows (英語) ペーパーバック – 2012/10/29
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What happens when The Prodigy go to Beirut, Def Leppard visit a cave in Morocco, and U2 visit Sarajevo? This account of seven years travelling the world with rock bands gives some of the answers, following the author going to odd places, behaving strangely, and then writing about it. --このテキストは、絶版本またはこのタイトルには設定されていない版型に関連付けられています。
Praise for "I Wouldn't Start from Here"
"The best foreign correspondent of his generation." --P.J. O'Rourke
"I am regularly lost. I ask people all the time for directions. They send me to places I never could have imagined . . . I usually want to enter these places when everyone else is queuing up to leave, oftentimes there's just one person in front of me, oftentimes it's Andrew Mueller . . . at the desk in the airport, or in the customs hall at the same counter as me, filling out a similar form. His face has the same expression every time . . . it's a very familiar expression: comic disbelief. He can't believe it's happened to him again . . . he thinks it's the poor directions, the road maps or the unkind stranger who pointed him here. And where is here? Nowhere...it's not that he likes to be lost, it's just that he likes the company of the lost. Be very careful reading this book." --Bono
"A 21st-century original; a fresh, irreverent, wry and jovial jaunt of a guidebook around our violent and baffling modern world." "--The Guardian"
"A gung-ho Candide with a taste for places it is wiser to avoid. . . the reports collected in "I Wouldn't Start From Here" are graphic, comic, bemused and properly contemptuous of faith and ideology." --Jonathan Meades, "Books of the Year," "Evening Standard"
"An utterly "sui generis" report from the world's plague-spots." --Michael Bywater, "Books of the Year," "New Statesman"
"A tour-de-force of hilarious, harrowing and ultimately enlightening reportage that will remind readers of the work of P.J. O'Rourke, Jon Ronson and David Foster Wallace." "--The Washington Times"
"His sardonic, self-deprecating perspective makes for unstuffy company." "--The Los Angeles Times"
"Peppered with trenchant observations that reflect a nimble, cut-to-the-chase practicality, Mueller's interviews with everyone from terrorist warlords to international peacemakers are refreshingly irreverent yet astu --このテキストは、ペーパーバック版に関連付けられています。