Island Story

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Author(s): J.D. Taylor
Original Publish Date: Jul 12, 2016
Product Number: EB00630094
Released: Jul 12, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781910924211
Publisher: Repeater
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Description

What is life like in England? Island Story weaves history and ideas telling a story of rebellion (think Brexit) and retail parks, migration and inertia, pessimism and disappearing ways of life, and a fiery, unrealized desire for collective belonging and power. Skeptical and inquisitive, Taylor cycled all round Britain with only a rusty bike and a tent, interviewing and staying with strangers from all walks of life. Without a map and travelling with the most basic of gear, the journey revels in serendipity and schadenfreude. Think you know the island? Island Story will have you think again.

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