Footnotes : A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers by Peter Fiennes 9781786077707

Footnotes : A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers

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Footnotes: A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers invites you on a literary pilgrimage across the British Isles. Peter Fiennes retraces the paths of twelve revered writers from centuries past, allowing their words and worldviews to illuminate the modern landscape. From the windswept moors that inspired the Brontë sisters to the gritty streets that shaped George Orwell's unflinching social commentary, Fiennes explores how place shaped these authors' works and how their writings, in turn, captured the essence of Britain. This immersive travelogue blends literary history, insightful cultural observations, and Fiennes' own reflections, offering a fresh perspective on the indelible connection between landscape and literature.

Peter Fiennes is an acclaimed British author and editor whose works seamlessly blend travel writing with literary biography. With a scholar's curiosity and a poet's reverence for language, Fiennes invites readers on thought-provoking journeys that traverse both the physical world and the depths of the imagination.

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