Notes from a Small Island

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Doubleday, 1995 - England - 282 pages
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Review: Notes from a Small Island (Notes From a Small Island #1)

User Review  - Yumiko Hansen - Goodreads

I don't exactly know why, but I've got a strong feeling that Bryson's point of view and mine are slightly different towards England where I spent fifteen years of my life. Only my regret is that I never put my foot in Scotland so this was the best part of the book for me! Read full review

Review: Notes from a Small Island (Notes From a Small Island #1)

User Review  - Lali - Goodreads

Don't read this before visiting the UK, you might not want to go at all. Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on December 8, 1951. In 1973, Bryson went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles. Bryson moved back to the States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent, chronicles a trip in his mother's Chevy around small town America. Since then, he has written several more about the U. K. and the U. S., including bestsellers, A Walk in the Woods, I'm A Stranger Here Myself, and In a Sunburned Country. His other books include Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything and At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Walk About, and Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, athe Genius of the Royal Society, and At Home: A Short History of Private Life.

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