Notes From A Small Island

Notes from a Small Island was a huge number-one bestseller when it was first published, and has become the nation's most loved book about Britain, going on to sell over two million copies.

Notes From A Small Island

Notes From A Small Island

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home. His aim was to take stock of the nation's public face and private parts (as it were), and to analyse what precisely it was he loved so much about a country that had produced Marmite; a military hero whose dying wish was to be kissed by a fellow named Hardy; place names like Farleigh Wallop, Titsey and Shellow Bowells; people who said 'Mustn't grumble', and ‘Ooh lovely’ at the sight of a cup of tea and a plate of biscuits; and Gardeners' Question Time. Notes from a Small Island was a huge number-one bestseller when it was first published, and has become the nation's most loved book about Britain, going on to sell over two million copies.

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Notes From A Small Island
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Bill Bryson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-02 - Publisher: Random House

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his
Notes from a Small Island
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Bill Bryson
Categories: England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Doubleday UK

After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move back to the States for a few years, to let his kids experience life in another country, to give his wife the chance to shop until 10 p.m. seven nights a week, and, most of all, because
The Road to Little Dribbling
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Bill Bryson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Random House

WINNER: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER READER AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016 WINNER: BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARD FOR BEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR BIOGRAPHY 2016 Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted
Notes from an Even Smaller Island
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Neil Humphreys
Categories: Singapore
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

Knowing nothing of Singapore, Neil Humphreys arrives in the land of 'air-conned' shopping centres and Lee Kuan Yew. From the aunties in the hawker centres to expats dressed as bananas, from Singlish to kiasuism, and from Singaporeans abroad, Humphreys explores all aspects of Singaporean life, taking in the sights, dissecting
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Language: en
Pages: 12
Authors: R. Johnson, Bill Bryson
Categories: Singapore
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