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Long Long Ago

You might recognise this book from our film, where it plays the pivotal role of being the first real book that the Boy has ever encountered. I bought Long Long Ago (published 1939) from Hall’s bookshop, selecting it specifically for … Continue reading

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Blimey

Well, it’s only been a week since we unleashed The Last Bookshop onto YouTube and it’s notched up over 2,000 views already. Thank you to everyone who has taken 20 minutes to watch it. And especially those who have then … Continue reading

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The real shops of The Last Bookshop

If you’ve seen our film, and fancy visiting the featured shops for real, we’ve put together a handy guide for you. Simply click Shop Locations on the banner above to find pictures, descriptions, addresses and web links galore. We want to spread word of … Continue reading

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Music from The Last Bookshop

Click below to hear Owen Hewson’s beautiful score for The Last Bookshop in its entirety. Track Listing 1 Streets 2 The Last Bookshop 3 A Universe of Books 4 The Shopkeeper 5 The Labyrinth 6 Biblio-archaeology 7 Interlude 8 The … Continue reading

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Fry’s Planet Word

I’ve been greatly enjoying Stephen Fry’s current BBC TV series ‘Fry’s Planet Word’ which in recent weeks has explored the origins of language, the role of swearing and the history of writing, among other subjects. Fry is so deeply associated … Continue reading

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