Bizarre England
David Long

Bizarre England

A sequel to his well-received Bizarre London and a companion to Bizarre Scotland , David Long's Bizarre England offers an engaging mix of curiosities, trivia and decidedly offbeat history covering the whole country from Lands End to Hadrian's Wall. As well as the country's smallest pub and its oldest pet, it includes an examination of England's most beautiful bottom, a visit to the world's only underwater smoking room, and the technology behind a monster machine designed to blow raspberries at the French.

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David Long

David Long spent 25 years writing features for national newspapers and editing glossy magazines before turning to books, initially as a ghostwriter. Since then, under his own name, he is the author of many successful non-fiction titles for adults and children. With an engaging historical focus, his books have been well received by readers and reviewers alike and translated into a dozen languages. In 2017 his book Survivors was the Blue Peter Book of the Year. He lives in Suffolk, is the father of two boys, and has made regular appearances in the Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Pe...
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Book Reviews

  • "An intriguing guide to this country's weirdest and most fascinating places, stories and traditions."
    Daily Express
  • "A captivating cornucopia."
    Sheffield Star
  • "An amazing, amusing and thoroughly entertaining collection."
    Blackpool Gazette