A Much-Maligned Town: Opinions of Reading 1126–2008, by Adam Sowan. Illustrations by Peter Hay.
Two Rivers Press
‘the whiff or boredom, wretchedness and despair’
Find out what Defoe, Pepys, Dickens, Wilde, Cobbett, Betjeman, Branagh, Graham Greene, and many others had to say about Reading – the town that everybody loves to hate.