In the third and final part, Shadows and Depths, Ackroyd turns his attention to the river as a source of pleasure and healing, to the poetry and art that have been inspired by it, to the scenes that mark the end of its journey.
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"Give Ackroyd the single word 'Thames' and he will leave no aspect of this subject unexplored: its history, geology, bridges, tides,social and political significance, literary and religious references, fish, music, customs - 'never wear diamonds in a boat'." (The Guardian)
I've enjoyed all of the books written by this author and read by Simon callow. His books have a poetic quality which is enhanced by Simon callow's performance.
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