Notes from a Small Island Author:Bill Bryson Grab your umbrella and join best-selling author Bill Bryson for a grand tour through the heartland of the UK. As he wanders through tiny villages and busting cities, his irreverent travelogue will keep you laughing out and eager to explore what lies just around the next corner. — Before he returns to the US after nearly two decades on British soi... more »l, Bryson decides to take a farewell jaunt through his adopted homeland. But his plans to neatly traverse the island by foot, bus, and train are soon thwarted. On weekends, odd train and bus schedules leave him stranded in isolated communities with damp, moldering inns. And as a destination beckons above the rooftop,a amaze of city streets leads him further away.
Amidst the difficulties, Bryson encounters quirky age-old customs, charming architectures, and sat-of-the-earth inhabitants. His uproarious social commentary and Ron McLarty's warm and witty performance will leave you feeling as if you have actually been traveling across the enchanting island.« less