Reif für die Insel
Publish date: March 1999
Pages no: 349
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Notes from a Small Island (#1)
Decent read of man travelling across England. Like seeing some of the various parts and different people.
I've come to the conclusion that I can't read/listen to too many Bryson books back-to-back. It's very much like travelling with someone for too long: eventually they start doing things that get on your nerves. Overall I enjoyed the book, and there are several additional places in England that I'd...
Just re-read this on audio, so to speak. Still made me laugh out loud although some of the comments are a bit dated now. The American narrator does pronounce a number of placenames badly. “Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain - which is to say, all of...
Predictably, practically useless as a metric for tourism in England. Bill is in such familiar territory that he unfurls his self-centred self in full, spending whole pages describing the organizational skills of his favorite hotel and insulting anonymous people who crossed him 20 years ago. Still ex...
An enjoyable romp around England from an Americans perspective.The author has lived here for a while, and was due to return to the States so went on one last tour around.Laugh out loud funny in places, in others he can belabour a point, but overall a good read.