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The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

Bill Bryson
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Doubleday, an Imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2015]
Edition
First United States edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780385539289, 0385539282, 9780385539296 (ebook)
Summary
"Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed--and what hasn't. Following a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis in the south to Cape Wrath in the north, by way of places few travelers ever get to at all, Bryson rediscovers the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly singular country that he both celebrates and, when called for, twits. With his matchless instinct for the funniest and quirkiest and his unerring eye for the idiotic, the bewildering, the appealing, and the ridiculous, he offers acute and perceptive insights into all that is best and worst about Britain today."--From book jacket.
Contents
  • Bugger Bognor!
  • Seven sisters
  • Dover
  • London
  • Motopia
  • A great park
  • Into the forest
  • Beside the seaside
  • Day trips
  • To the West
  • Devon
  • Cornwall
  • Ancient Britain
  • East Anglia
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford and about
  • The Midlands
  • It's so bracing!
  • The Peak District
  • Wales
  • The North
  • Lancashire
  • The Lakes
  • Yorkshire
  • Durham and the Northeast
  • To Cape Wrath (and considerably beyond).
Description
380 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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