In Search Of England

In Search Of England

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Passionate, affectionate and indefatigably curious, In Search of England joins a tradition of writing, from William Cobbett to JB Priestley, that makes a journey around the English countryside and character. England is the most various of countries; within its borders, life changes mile on mile. Roy Hattersley celebrates crumbling churches and serene Victorian architecture, magnificent hills and wind-whipped coast, our music, theatre and local customs, and, above all, the quirky good humour and resilience of England's denizens. In Search of England is an unapologetic love story, a paean of praise for all the fascinating variety and flavour of England's places and people.At one point an old man, who walked with the aid of two sticks, asked our escorts which car he could travel in.a#39;Who are you? ... whole daya#39;s arrangements a€“ took up his place as the other member of the quartet and gave us instructions in the stentorian manner of a boat-race cox. ... The buffet car was open on the southbound train, so we were able to console ourselves with British Rail vin ordinaire.


Title:In Search Of England
Author: Roy Hattersley
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-10-07
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