The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

Bill Bryson
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

In 1995, Iowa native Bill Bryson took a motoring trip around Britain to explore that green and pleasant land. The uproarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, is one of the most acute portrayals.

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of the United Kingdom ever written. Two decades later, Brysonnow a British citizenset out again to rediscover his adopted country. In these pages, he follows a straight line through the islandfrom Bognor Regis to Cape Wrathand shows us every pub, stone village, and human foible along the way. Whether he is dodging cow attacks in Torcross, getting lost in the H&M on Kensington High Street, ormore seriouslycontemplating the future of the nations natural wonders in the face of aggressive development, Bryson guides us through the old and the new with vivid detail and laugh-out-loud humor. Irreverent, endearing, and always hilarious, The Road to Little Dribbling is filled with Bill Brysons deep knowledge and love of his chosen home.