Pocket Guide to Pubs and Their Histories (BOK)

Gordon Thorburn

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Is there really a pub called The Toad Rock Retreat? Which one town has the pubs with both the longest and the shortest names? How many Lions, Crowns and Horses are there? How many pubs are called The Speculation, The Triple Plea, The Welcome Stranger? Why would you give your pub a name like The Geese Have Gone Over The Water? The author, in his valiant attempt to answer these and many other questions, has produced a book which is surely essential reading.What exactly is a pub? What should pubs be like? Why do we think that way? Is there a perfect pub? Can we imagine one that nobody would ever go in? Who does go in pubs, and why, and for what? Where is the straightest pub crawl? So, how did we get where we are, and where do we go from here? Whether it's to The King's Head, The Queen's Arms, The Three Legs or The Eel's Foot, be sure to take this book with you.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Gordon Thorburn Forlag
PEN & SWORD BOOKS
ISBN 9781844680931 Antall sider 192
Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 1,3cm Vekt 318 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Nostalgia: general, Restaurant, cafe & pub guides