For more than half a century, Betjeman's writings have awakened readers to the intimacy of English placesfrom the smell of gaslight in suburban churches, to the hissing of backwash on a shingle beach. Betjeman is England's greatest typologist: whether he's talking about a townhall or a teaship, he gets to the nub of what makes unexpected placesand unexpected peopletick. This new collection of his writings, arranged geographically, offers an essential gazetteer to the physical landmarks of Betjeman Country and the characters ...

Betjeman's England 2010, John Murray Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781848540927

Trade paperback

Betjeman's England 2009, John Murray Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781848540910