Notes From A Small Island

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409095754
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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.

The Road To Little Dribbling

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 147350807X
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The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation’s heart and became the bestselling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain.Now, to mark the twentieth ...

The Joy Of Quiz

Author: Alan Connor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148693
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Bill Bryson's indecision is from his Notes from a Small Island: Journey through
Britain, and the mandilion episode of Eggheads was on BBC2 on 6 January 2014
. 17. Slight difference of opinion here, Jim: The sharppractice stats are from the
poll I commissioned and mentioned in the introduction (with 'quizzers' being the
81% of us who watch, listen or take part in quizzes). The Bristol brawl is
described in Denise Winterman's tremendous BBC News Magazine piece 'Not
Just a Trivia ...

Shakespeare

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007368968
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International bestseller Bill Bryson brings us this brilliantly readable biography of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare.

Britain

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ISBN: 9780864425188
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Travel Bill Bryson's highly-entertaining and perceptive Notes from a Small Island
is the most recent modern travelogue covering Britain. The Kingdom by the Sea
by Paul Theroux and Jonathan Raban's Coasting were both written in 1982 and
so are now a little dated, but they're nonetheless very readable. Older but still
readable is John Hillaby's Journey Through Britain which describes a walk from
Land's End to John o'Groats in 1969, great for measuring the changes which
have ...

Iowa Biographical Dictionary

Author: Jan Onofrio
Publisher: Somerset Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 040309304X
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lot of ground, travelling extensively throughout the United States and Europe.
Notes from a Small Island is his biggest commercial success, it chronicles his
final trip across England before moving back to the States in 1995. Bryson is the
son and namesake of sportswriter, Bill Bryson, it was evident early on that young
Bryson had inherited his father's talent and interest in writing. Bryson had a
fascination with travel as a young boy and was an avid reader of National
Geographic.

Scotland

Author: Tom Smallman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780864425928
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In Bill Bryson's highly entertaining and perceptive modern travelogue covering
Britain, Notes from a Small Island, the author visits Scotland. The Kingdom by the
Sea by Paul Theroux and Jonathan Raban's Coasting, both written in 1982 are
now a little dated, but nonetheless readable. Older but also still readable is John
Hillaby's Journey Through Britain which describes a walk from Land's End to
John o'Groats in 1969, great for measuring the changes which have taken place
since ...

Across The Lines

Author: Michael Cronin
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Theroux continually reproduces accents that he hears on his journey around
Britain and Northern Ireland as in the following excerpt from a conversation
between Ernie Fudge and Harry Gummer in Blackpool about whether Harry had
seen a man ... Bill Bryson's account of his travels around Britain, Notes fiom a
Small Island, is similarly unforthcoming about what might be the perceived
difference of his own accent although he gives extended passages of direct
speech in Devonshire ...

The Complete Notes

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN:
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Bill Bryson. be a source of mirth wherever shopping-mall designers gather. It was
absolutely enormous - more than a million square feet - and it contained every
chain store that there has ever been or will ever be. But it was dark and
determinedly unlovely and built along two straight, featureless parallel avenues
... I had read John Hillaby's Journey Through Britain and he had walked from
Land's End to John O'Groats in eight weeks. ... This is, to me, NOTES from a
SMALL ISLAND 133.