Monthly Archives: December 2011

Which books should I read while in England?

Which books about England, or set in England, would you recommend to a traveller, and why? I’d appreciate any suggestions (fiction, poetry and non-fiction). If you’d like more specific locations, I’ll be spending time in London, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Maidstone and Richmond. A sense of place Jane Austen creates distinct characters and social settings, but is less interested

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