TREASURED ISLAND: A Book Lover's Tour of Britain


TREASURED ISLAND: A Book Lover's Tour of Britain

Frank Barrett    Book Number: 85775    Product format: Paperback

Armed with a lifetime of reading and his National Trust membership, The Mail on Sunday's Frank Barrett embarks on a literary quest from Eliot's East Coker to Jane Austen's Bath, Winnie the Pooh's Hartfield to Dracula's Whitby. It's a wonderful personal odyssey through the Britain that has inspired so many writers to capture it in lines or verse, the homes they lived in, the museums they can remember to the lighthouse, through rain, and satnav misdemeanours and from Burns Cottage to Muckle Flugga, Stoke Poges to Stratford, Bristol to Georgeham, Swansea to Shrewsbury and of course through London, site of the British Library, the Sherlock Holmes Museum, Westminster Abbey and Charing Cross Road bookshops. 272pp in paperback.
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ISBN 9780749578138
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