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Once Upon a Pint – A Reader’s Guide to the Literary Pubs & Inns of Dorset & Somerset


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(Terry Townsend) This book is a literary pub crawl around two of England’s most beautiful and least spoilt shires, Dorset and Somerset, following in the steps of famous and lesser known writers.  The author has included town pubs, country pubs, village pubs, riverside pubs and seaside pubs all with one thing in common; they have been immortalised by association with books or writers.

Among the many characters you will meet along the way are Lorna Doone, Sam Weller, Inspector Morse, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Barry Lyndon, The Ancient Mariner, Anne Elliot and her Captain Wentworth, The French Lieutenant’s Woman. The Mayor of Casterbridge and a Poet Laureate turned thriller writer.

128 pages.  Hardback.