Eagle, Dorothy: The Oxford Literary Guide to the British Isles
Book Number: 34297
Oxford University Press 1993 1993 8vo softcover 415pp index, b/w illus, maps. very good. Informative and entertaining, this guide is the ideal companion for any journey around Britain and Ireland. From Shakespeare's Stratford and Dickens's London to the Dublin of James Joyce, it lists hundreds of places and gives details of their connections with the lives of famous writers. The wealth of curious information and anecdote will delight anyone with an interest in Britain and Ireland's rich literary heritage. Gazetteer of over 1,250 towns and villages. For each place, details of who lived there, where they lived, and what they wrote. Index with biographies of over 1,000 writers helps you follow a writer from place to place. Maps and detailed directions.