Meet Shakespeare, Heine and Hogarth south of the river, find Virginia Woolf in Bloomsbury, discovers Blake and Trollope in Westminster, happen on the Carlyles in Chelsea, come across John Keats in beautiful Hampstead and search for Bacon and Hanif Kureishi in the London suburbs.
About the Author
Rüdiger Görner is Head of the School of Languages at Queen Mary, University of London. He is also Founding Director of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations and a literary critic who has written for leading European journals including Die Zeit, Die Presse, and the New Zurich newspaper. Görner has written and edited a variety of academic and literary publications, including most recently biographies of Thomas Mann and Rainer Maria Rilke.