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Literary landscapes

30/01/2019 10:09

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

The rise of the English novel during the 18th century coincided with a growing pride in the landscape of Britain.

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One man and a book

23/01/2019 16:25

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

If any single book has immortalised the Thames in literature, it’s Three Men in a Boat (1889). 

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A master storyteller

17/01/2019 10:12

Written by Rosie Whitehouse

Author Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Italo Calvino, one of Italy's greatest novelists.

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A bitter paradise

17/01/2019 09:50

Written by Rosie Whitehouse

Mary Shelley's summer on the Golfo dei Poeti was not as idyllic as you might think.

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Seven reasons to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

16/05/2017 14:28

Written by Tim Clancy

Whether you’re an active outdoors type or more interested in history and culture, there’s plenty to see and do in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Lewis Carroll & Alice in Wonderland

08/02/2017 14:14

Written by Caroline Mills

There are many places and features around Oxford that crop up in Lewis Carroll’s books.

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Jane Austen in Bath

02/02/2017 14:26

Written by Caroline Mills

Jane Austen lived and wrote in Bath for a number of years.

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Simon Evans – the Postman Poet (1895–1940)

12/01/2016 15:28

Written by Marie Kreft

The name Simon Evans isn’t a household one, but the author, poet and broadcaster would have been well known in his day.

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The Cottage Countess of Great Bolas

12/01/2016 15:22

Written by Marie Kreft

The tiny viallge of Great Bolas is unremarkable – apart from one story.

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The Legend of Father Ronchi

17/11/2015 14:30

Written by Hugh Sinclair

Three decades of total devotion by a single man forever changed the destiny of more than 50 towns in the regions of Aysén and Chiloé.

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