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Review 'A treasure trove of unknown delights!' Terry Wogan 'A marvellously entertaining and instructive read- a compendium of facts and anecdotes that offers an exciting new kind of guide to England.' Simon Jenkins 'I never knew there was so much I never knew!' Gyles Brandreth 'a beautiful guide to the lore of the villages, towns and cities of England. After reading about each county, I want to pack the car and go there immediately. It's a Christmas pudding of a book, immensely rich and not to be eaten at one sitting' -- Guy Browning The Times 'hoards of fascinating facts, tantalising tales and titillating trivia' The Lady Read more About the Author Christopher Winn's first book was the bestselling I Never Knew That About England. Volumes on Ireland, Scotland, Wales, London, the English, Irish and Scottish followed and he has recently published books on the Lake District, Yorkshire and the River Thames alongside an illustrated edition of I Never Knew That About England. A freelance writer and collector of trivia for over 20 years, he has worked with Terry Wogan and Jonathan Ross and sets quiz questions for television as well as for the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph. He is married to artist Mai Osawa, who illustrates all the books in the series. His website is www.i-never-knew-that.com. Read more

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