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A quirky compendium of essays on maps, places and people, many by leading writers including Iain Sinclair and The Guardian's David McKie and Chris Arnot as well as writers from the London Review of Books, academic journals, a journalist from the World Service and biographers.

Important places

Toxteth (2)
Hull (30)
London (7,094)
Torquay (17)
Willford (1)


Kingston upon Hull (28)
Torbay (22)
Nottingham (91)
Liverpool (274)
Leeds (73)


United Kingdom (21,421)
Ireland (2,156)

Other geographical areas

Irish Sea (48)
East Midlands (446)
North West (956)
South West (2,602)
Midlands (2,795)
Yorkshire and The Humber (6,115)
North of England (7,026)
Greater London (7,856)