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Thames Sacred River: Volumes 1-3

AuthorPeter Ackroyd

NarratorSimon Callow

Duration10h 30m

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, History

Key StageA Level

PublisherRandom House

VersionUnabridged

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This audiobook follows the Thames river from source to sea. It covers history from prehistoric times to the present, the flora and fauna of the river, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, its geology, smells and colours, its literature, laws and landscape, its magic and myths, its architecture, trade and weather. We learn about the fish that swim in the river and the boats that ply on its surface, about floods and tides, hauntings and suicides, miasmas and sewers, locks, weirs and embankments.

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