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British Author House Museums and Other Memorials A Guide to Sites in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

by Shirley Hoover Biggers

British Author House Museums and Other Memorials A Guide to Sites in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales Synopsis

The most celebrated authors of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are immortalized not only in their writing but also in the museums, libraries, and other memorials dedicated to them. Over 300 sites devoted to 42 authors are covered in this guide. The sites range from restored historic homes to memorial statues. Each entry describes the site and its history, placing it within the context of the author's life and career. Directions are provided to help the reader reach each site; telephone numbers, admission prices, and hours are also included for the traveler's convenience.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780786412686
Publication date: 31st May 2002
Author: Shirley Hoover Biggers
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 392 pages
Categories: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: general, Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides, Places & peoples: general & pictorial works, Reference works,

About Shirley Hoover Biggers

Retired English teacher Shirley Hoover Biggers, also the author of American Author Houses, Museums, Memorials, and Libraries (2000), has made several trips across the Atlantic to most of these author memorials. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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