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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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The Dictator’s Highway

17/11/2015 14:27

Written by Hugh Sinclair

Justin Walker's The Dictator's Highway eloquently describes why to embark on a journey down the Carretera Austral.

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Curanto y Kuchen – Patagonian Pioneers

17/11/2015 14:20

Written by Hugh Sinclair

Luisa Ludwig’s book Curanto y Kuchen contains an insightful and charming personal account of the lives of the early settlers and this isolated region. 

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The great philosophers – Averrões and Ibn Arabi

13/11/2015 10:34

Written by Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson introduces two of the medieval world’s greatest philosophers: Averrões and Ali Ibn Arabi.

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The Bookseller of Baghdad

17/07/2015 20:17

Written by Geoff Hann, Karen Dabrowska and Tina Townsend-Greaves

Ali al Makhzomy is determined to get Baghdad reading again. 

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The Home of Neverland

25/03/2015 14:03

Written by Donald Greig and Darren Flint

Donald Greig and Darren Flint take a visit to the magical surroundings that inspired J M Barrie to write Peter Pan.

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