North of Watford Gap

North of Watford Gap

John Brown


An amusing close up view of 'the North' from the laconic author of 'Which Way Next' and the acclaimed 'Return to Oz'.

  • ISBN 9781906236311
  • Published May 2010
  • Paperback


A long awaited new travel book from John Brown (remember Return to Oz?) which explodes the myths held by many about the North.

From the lush plains of Cheshire to the Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland, from Hadrian's Wall to Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside – John Brown skillfully picks away at the widely-held belief that all people 'North of Watford Gap' live in terraced houses, keep whippets and pigeons, and wear flat caps and clogs.

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