Review of The Road to Little Dribbling
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The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

Published by Black Swan for £8.99

Twenty years after the publication of Notes from a Small Island, apparently the best selling travel book of all time, Bill Bryson is back for a fresh look at his adopted country.  Travelling the Bryson Line from Bognor Regis in the south to Cape Wrath in the north, with many a detour and unplanned excursion, Bryson is at his ebullient best, always witty and thought provoking, sometimes shocking. He is also on occasion wildly inaccurate, as for example his summing up of rural transport in Devon, of course there is a bus from Totnes to Kingsbridge, every hour, as it happens, but perhaps this just adds to the fun.

Reviewed by Pat