111 Literary Places
in London That You Shouldn't Miss
Few, if any, cities have a literary history as rich as that of London. Writers have written about it; and lived, loved, stayed and died there.In this guide, there are 111 stories to be revealed. Among them are the lives of writers and their characters, and the plots and venue. Where can you see the first printed book in the western world, or visit the library with no books? Where did two poets marry secretly and then flee to Italy; and what happened when Sigmund Freud met Salvador Dalí?
111 Literary Places in London
That You Shouldn't Miss
Contains numerous colour photographs
by Karin Tearle
13,5 x 20,5 cm
5,25 in. x 8 in.
ISBN : 978-3-7408-1954-5
Terry Philpot was born within the sound of Bow Bells (which are not in the East End). He is a writer and award-winning journalist. He has written and edited more than 20 books ranging from from social history to social policy. He has contributed to The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph and other publications. He is author of 25 entries for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Karin Tearle has a BA in French and Italian from Goldsmiths, University of London and lived in Bordeaux, France for several years before returning to the UK to have a family. She is a trustee of the Rwanda Development Trust which funds small capacity-building projects and was interpreter for the BBC World Service for a programme about the 1994 genocide. Karin has retained her links with the country and continues to work with the Rwandese. She also manages a listed building in Greenwich and has an affinity with this historic town where she has lived for thirteen years. Karin is social secretary of Aperture Woolwich Photographic Society, one of the oldest clubs in the country and is extremely passionate about photography.