Island Story

R 67.00   R 231.00

Author: J. D. Taylor
Publisher: y Repeater (2016)
ISBN-10: 1910924202
ISBN-13: 9781910924204
Condition: As new
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 493
Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.5 x 3.9 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg
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What is life like in England? Island Story weaves history and ideas telling a story of rebellion (think Brexit) and retail parks, migration and inertia, pessimism and disappearing ways of life, and a fiery, unrealized desire for collective belonging and power.

Skeptical and inquisitive, Taylor cycled all round Britain with only a rusty bike and a tent, interviewing and staying with strangers from all walks of life. Without a map and travelling with the most basic of gear, the journey revels in serendipity and schadenfreude.

Think you know the island? Island Story will have you think again.

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