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My Friend the Chauffeur

A. M. Williamson

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .The harness seems to be a mere collection of 'unconsidered trifles,' picked up accidently by the drivers; bits of leather, string and rope. And the road you see is strewn with loose stones, though a few metres further back it was so smooth one might dance on it. In dear, lazy Italy, steam-rollers are almost as unknown as dragons. In most districts, if one wants to mend a road, one dumps some stones on it, and trusts to luck and traffic to have them eventually ground in. But luckily our tyres are almost as trustworthy as the Bank of England, and we don't need to worry about the roads."

At the pink Italian custom house Terry got down and vanished within, to pay the deposit and receive certain documents without which we could not "circulate" on Italian soil. Far above our heads looked down the old, brown keep of the Grimaldis, once lords of all the azure coast; below us glittered Mentone, pink and blue and golden in the sun; beyond Monte Carlo sat throned, siren-l. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Gets kind of exciting towards the end, but there's a lot of skimmable portions before that. Ralph decides that his best friend Terry should put his car to good use and make some money by hiring it out to ladies who would like a sightseeing trip. Terry thinks this is a ridiculous idea, but then he se

I've been working my way through the Williamson's books as some fun light reading. There are a lot of similarities throughout all their books but the basically fall into two categories: travelogue or melodramatic adventure. My Friend the Chauffeur leans towards travelogue but ends with plenty of mel

Oh my goodness what a quaint delightful read. Writen in 1905 the verbage of that style of writing made it a slower read for me, but charming just the same. Three American women, a mother, daughter and niece answer and ad in the paper to travel by car throughout Europe with two men as their guides an

3.5 stars
Light, feel-good read, perfect for being sick and wanting something fun to while away the time. Not their best work, but still gives that delightful cozy feel while reading of a car tour through Italy in the early 1900s.