Treasured Island: A Book Lover's Tour of Britain (Paperback)

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Inspired by the discovery of his childhood copy of Treasure Island, Frank Barrett embarks on a literary quest around Britain, from Eliot's East Coker to Austen's Bath, Winnie-the-Pooh's Hartfield to Dracula's Whitby. Armed with a lifetime of reading and his National Trust membership, Frank is on a personal odyssey through the Britain that has inspired so many writers to capture it in lines or verse, the homes that they lived in, the museums that remember them. There will be rain, there will be truculent tour guides, there will be satnav misdemeanors, (there may even be tuberculosis), but Frank will carry on regardless. Where? To the lighthouse.

About the Author

Frank Barrett is travel editor of the Mail on Sunday. He has written several travel books including Where Was Wonderland, a guide to real-life locations of classic children's books such as Anne of Green Gables and The Secret Garden, and is the winner of several Travel Writer of the Year award.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780749578138
ISBN-10: 0749578130
Publisher: AA Publishing
Publication Date: October 1st, 2016
Pages: 272
Language: English