Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises

Bizarre England Discover the Country s Secrets and Surprises In this charming book author David Long introduces the reader to some of the oddest and most interesting sights in England Visit places like Devon s Gnome Reserve Britain s smallest pub a church fo

  • Title: Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises
  • Author: David Long
  • ISBN: 9781782433767
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this charming book, author David Long introduces the reader to some of the oddest and most interesting sights in England Visit places like Devon s Gnome Reserve, Britain s smallest pub, a church for dragon slayers, a subterranean ballroom, the Phone Box Museum, Teapot Island and much From weird buildings to eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remIn this charming book, author David Long introduces the reader to some of the oddest and most interesting sights in England Visit places like Devon s Gnome Reserve, Britain s smallest pub, a church for dragon slayers, a subterranean ballroom, the Phone Box Museum, Teapot Island and much From weird buildings to eccentric museums and from mystical superstitions to remnants of magical rites, this is a guide to England like no other.

    • Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises : David Long
      401 David Long
    • thumbnail Title: Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises : David Long
      Posted by:David Long
      Published :2019-03-04T23:04:40+00:00

    About "David Long"

    1. David Long

      Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year 2017, writer and journalist David Long has regularly appeared in The Times and the London Evening Standard, as well as on television and radio He has written than 30 books for children and adults and lives in Suffolk.

    306 thoughts on “Bizarre England: Discover the Country's Secrets and Surprises”

    1. Each one of us has a bizarre, absolutely adorable weird and incredibly interesting side, so why should our countries be any different? This is a beautiful little book about the bizarre characteristics of England.Did you know that Queen Elizabeth uses her handbag to send messages to the stuff when in a royal visit? How important roses are to the English culture? Did you know that there is a museum in Norfolk dedicated to mustard and one in Lancashire dedicated to lawnmowers? There are anecdotes a [...]


    2. Interesting book looking at the weird and wonderful things in England.Gained 5 stars due to supplying me with something else to do the next time I'm in London: The London Loo Tour.Lovely, oddball travel book.Highly recommended.


    3. This is a cute little tome jam-packed with fun facts about England, the interesting tidbits are categorised by subjects such as royalty, transportation, islands and eccentricity, making it easier to find back an interesting fact you want to reread. While I enjoyed flicking through this and it was a relatively quick read I would say that perhaps it was almost too stuffed with fact after fact and little elaboration on each one, so it was impossible to actually take them all in and store them for f [...]


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *