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By Nancy Hood

Fisher Row used to be created because of the citadel Mill, recorded within the Domesday publication at the western fringe of Oxford. This ebook files the myriad alterations that experience taken position at the Oxford Canal and at the rivers Thames and Cherwell, Oxford's watery fringes. even supposing the background of those parts was once formed by means of the fishermen and boatmen who settled there, and through the Dissolution of the monasteries that after ruled the panorama, there's extra to determine. Nancy Hood files the landscapes which impressed Lewis Carroll, who advised the tales which grew to become Alice in Wonderland on a ship journey alongside the river, Colin Dexter and Philip Pullman, let alone the idyllic riverside pubs and college rowing occasions. This rigorously chosen choice of photos will shock and pleasure a person who is aware and loves this picturesque yet much less recognized a part of the city.

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