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London Fragments: A Literary Expedition (Armchair Traveler)by Rudiger Gorner
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Meet Shakespeare, Heine and Hogarth south of the river, find Virginia Woolf in Bloomsbury, discovers Blake and Trollope in Westminster, happen on the Carlyles in Chelsea, come across John Keats in beautiful Hampstead and search for Bacon and Hanif Kureishi in the London suburbs.
On ten strolls through some of the most interesting areas of London, Rudiger Gorner explores the literary landscape of the capital. He meets Shakespeare, Heine and Hogarth south of the river, finds Virginia Woolf and Lady Ottoline Morell in Bloomsbury, discovers Blake and Trollope in Westminster, happens on the Carlyles in Chelsea, comes across John Keats in beautiful Hampstead and searches for Bacon and Hanif Kureishi in the London suburbs. Following this literary rambler means discovering familiar places and their history anew, by seeing them through the eyes of those who walked the streets before him.
Ten strolls through some of the most interesting areas, exploring the literary landscape of the capital.
A perfect companion guide book for the discerning literary traveller.
About the Author
Rüdiger Görner is Chair of the Department of German at Queen Mary, University of London, and Director of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations. He is the author of many books including most recently a biography of Thomas Mann and Rainer Maria Rilke.
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