When Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. Critics were surprised and spellbound by a story of an adventure which blurred the boundaries between travel writing, biography, history and memoir. All readers recognised its timeless quality – Auberon Waugh went as far as to call it ‘a classic’.
Forty years later, Chatwin’s first book continues to inspire generations of travellers and writers. This 40th…
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When Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. Critics were surprised and spellbound by a story ..
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Literary Non-Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing in a wide range of genres, from travel writing to feminist polemic and writing on nature, his..
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On the Black Hill is an elegantly written tale of identical twin brothers who grow up on a farm in rural Wales and never leave home. They till the rough soil and sleep in the same ..
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With wartime schooling in New Zealand, postwar schooling in Wales, and later University in England's smog-bound Manchester, Travis had already travelled 14,000 miles by his 14th bi..
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We are on the cusp of a reading revolution. Increasingly, research is uncovering an intimate connection between reading and wellbeing. The seemingly simple act of being read to bri..
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The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture brings together a respected team of philosophers and architecture scholars to ask what impact architecture has over tod..
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Target grade improvement at every level and enable each student to reach their potential by boosting the knowledge and skills they need to understand the demands of the new AQA GCS..