Author(s): Adrian Mourby
'A fine selection of quick essays concerning where great writers wrote.' -- Bookbag 'A valuable little book that should really be treasured for providing huge amounts of insight without the reader having to go anywhere at all.' -- The Page Printed 'Adrian Mourby has a delightful way about him. His writing is warm and characterful.' -- Outlet 'Insightful & beautifully packaged.' -- Bookwitty 'The content of this book is really awesome.' -- Nashy Books 'This is a lovely little book to sit down with and fly around the world from your armchair.' -- Butterfly Elephant 'What kind of place makes us creative? Adrian Mourby has examined the rooms where thoughts and characters were born that still resonate across the ages. A fascinating study.' Julian Fellowes '[Adrian Mourby's books are] indispensible holiday companions.' Monocle magazine
Adrian Mourby was an award-winning BBC drama producer before turning to full-time writing. He has published three novels, two AA travel guides and a book of humour based on his Sony Award-winning Radio 4 series Whatever Happened To...? In recent years Adrian has won two Italian awards for his travel journalism. He also writes extensively on opera and has produced operas by Mozart, Handel and Purcell, both in the UK and in Europe.