Pick of the paperbacks; Literary Landscapes of the British Isles: A Narrative Atlas, by David Daiches and John Flower. New York: Penguin Books. $7.95.
A magnificent book! The reader is awed by the accurate scholarship and demanding work that must have gone into its production. Daiches, author of the two-volume "Critical History of English Literature," is more than competent to take us on a series of visits to author-associated spots. And Flowers has contributed to more than 100 books in the past 35 years, and now through 60 maps and 60 black-and-white illustrations linked to the vivid narrative he shows us the spots.Skip to next paragraph
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The Atlas and Gazetteer Section puts dates and places together with 236 writers of importance. This information is also plotted on a sequence of some 475 towns and villages.
Th e book is a fine accomplishment in the field of publication.