Thames: Sacred River

Peter Ackroyd

Anno: 2008
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 512 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 234 x 153 mm
Peso: 726 gr.
  • EAN: 9780099422556
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Just as Peter Ackroyd's bestselling London is the biography of the city, Thames: Sacred River is the biography of the river, from sea to source. Exploring its history from prehistoric times to the present day, the reader is drawn into an extraordinary world, learning about the fishes that swim in the river and the boats that ply its surface; about floods and tides; hauntings and suicides; miasmas and malaria; locks, weirs and embankments; bridges, docks and palaces. Peter Ackroyd has a genius for digging out the most surprising and entertaining details, and for writing about them in the most magisterial prose; the result is a wonderfully readable and captivating guide to this extraordinary river and the towns and villages which line it.