Wales : Churches, Houses, Castles

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Simon Jenkins has previously written enormously successful guides to the churches and great houses of England; here he turns his attention to Wales. Using the same system of star ratings, to allow you to pick out the key attractions, he describes the architecture of the country's finest buildings county by county. Jenkins' prose style is a delight - concise, erudite and often wryly amusing, he really makes the monuments come alive. Liberally illustrated with colour photography, the book makes you want to get out there and visit the places it describes right away, and it can't really succeed any more than more

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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 32mm | 979.75g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 80 pp integrated colour
  • 0713998938
  • 9780713998931
  • 164,473

About Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins is Chairman of the National Trust and one of Britain's most prominent journalists. He writes a column for the Guardian, has edited both the Evening Standard and The Times, and has written many books on politics, history and architecture, including England's Thousand Best Churches and England's Thousand Best Houses, both published by Penguin. His most recent book was Thatcher and Sons. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and lives in London and more