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By Oliver Tearle
What brought on Dickens to jump up and about one evening and stroll 30 miles from London to Kent?
How did a small city at the Welsh borders turn into the second-hand bookstore capital of the world?
Why did a jellyfish convince Evelyn Waugh to desert his suicide try out in North Wales?
A multitude of curious questions are responded in Britain by means of the Book, a desirable travelogue with a literary subject matter, taking in strange writers' haunts and the dazzling areas that encouraged a few of our favorite fictional destinations. we are going to study why Thomas Hardy used to be buried two times, how a librarian in Manchester invented the glossary as a method of dealing with melancholy, and why Agatha Christie used to be investigated through MI5 through the moment global battle. The map of england that emerges is one dotted with attention-grabbing literary tales and bookish curiosities.
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Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle