Tag Archives: Great Britain

The Kingdom by the Sea

A couple of years ago I swore off reading any book by Paul Theroux ever again. Ever. True, he could write like nobody’s business, but his arrogance drove me mad. He never literally spelled it out, but I always got the impression in his other books I’ve read that his adventures were the only way […]

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Notes From a Small Island

I have read too many serious travel books lately – heck, too many serious books in general if you want to throw in the likes of East of Eden and Les Miserables – and needed a break with something fun. Cue one of the world’s best authors in Bill Bryson. Notes From a Small Island […]

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