Aimed at both visitors and residents, this compact and easy-to-use guide describes in detail 25 carefully selected walks that reveal the literary history and culture of London. London is overflowing with literary associations that span many centuries, from Samuel Johnson and Dickens, to Virginia Woolf and Will Self - everywhere you look there is a blue plaque or statue related to the city's rich literary heritage. From Soho to Mayfair, to Highgate in the north and Richmond in the south, this book takes the reader on 25 walking tours together with detailed, practical information on the highlights encountered en route, history, access, opening times and transport. Each walk has an easy-to-follow map. Containing stories of the lives, loves and works of famous novelists, poets and playwrights, together with visitor information and photographs, this book should be useful to book lovers in search of London's literary heritage.
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Book Description New Holland Publishers Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1859745555