Discover the inspiration behind some of most famous books in history
hen it comes to literary greats, let’s not mess about - no one has more than England. As an indication, Poet’s corner in Westminster Abbey houses the graves of Geoffrey Chaucer, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and Rudyard Kipling, among countless others.
To that canon you can add poets like Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, Pope, Milton and Coleridge, famous female authors Jane Austen, the Brontë Sisters, Henry James, Agatha Christie and JK Rowling.
It’s no wonder then that England celebrates this fantastic history and honours these greats of the English language. With the English cultural and geographical landscape often a key part of these writers’ works, it’s also possible to go and see for yourself what inspired these wordsmiths.
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