The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island - Bryson (Hardback)Bill Bryson (author)
Contains Waterstones exclusive Q&A with Bill Bryson
Twenty years on from Notes From A Small Island, the charming writer, Bill Bryson, has toured the British Isles again – taking with him his much-loved insight and wit.
Follow his hilarious journey round some of the smallest, most out-of-the-way, and, in some cases, down-right odd, places on the British map and explore with him what has changed over these last two decades. As usual, Bryson’s writing is not just amusing it is full of astute observations and wisdom too.
Here are a few quotations to give a taste of what makes The Road to Little Dribbling such a delightful read :
“If you are from another country, you may need to be told that the New Forest isn't in fact new and is not altogether a Forest."
“According to Time Out at any given moment there are 600,000 people on the London underground, making it both a larger and more interesting place than Oslo."
"People come from all over Britain to experience Lyndhurst's famous traffic jams, often without intending to."
“It has occurred to me that Lyndhurst may not receive fourteen thousand different vehicles a day, but just a couple of thousand going round and round again."
“Bryson is at his best. The funniest travel book I’ve read all year.” - The Sunday Telegraph
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 664 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 35 mm
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