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Underground England: Travels Beneath Our Cities and Country
     

Underground England: Travels Beneath Our Cities and Country

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by Stephen Smith
 

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For Stephen Smith, author of UNDERGROUND LONDON, beneath the dales and downs of England's green and pleasant land there exists another country, its equal in beauty and fascination.

On his underworld odyssey from Newcastle to Brighton, from the Welsh Marches to the Suffolk coast, Smith uncovers smugglers' tunnels and drowned cities, burial mounds and underground

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For Stephen Smith, author of UNDERGROUND LONDON, beneath the dales and downs of England's green and pleasant land there exists another country, its equal in beauty and fascination.

On his underworld odyssey from Newcastle to Brighton, from the Welsh Marches to the Suffolk coast, Smith uncovers smugglers' tunnels and drowned cities, burial mounds and underground waterfalls, and investigates the errant nuns and secret societies, the eighteenth-century rakes and troglodyte communities who have made the netherworld their home.

Erudite, curious and unfailingly entertaining, UNDERGROUND ENGLAND is at once subterranean ghost train, rollercoaster ride, and passport to a mysterious other world.

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** 'An absorbing often humorous odyssey . At times the writing is so vivid that I felt like stooping for fear of hitting my head—Ian Thomson, INDEPENDENT

** 'Smith is a well-informed, indefatigable guide—SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

** 'Erudite, appealing, inspiring—GUARDIAN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408700563
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 3.00(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Smith is a writer, journalist and broadcaster who is regularly seen on TV as BBC Newsnight's Culture Correspondent. He lives in London.

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Underground England: Travels Beneath Our Cities and Country 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is good...