A-Z of Exeter: Places-People-History by Chris Hallam
Regardless of whether you're a visitor or a local, the city of Exeter in Devon is a genuine delight. While undeniably a modern, vibrant city with its university, shops and airport, Exeter also remains a hugely attractive and pleasant place to be: rich in culture and within a stone's throw of some of the finest rural scenery in the UK. Beyond its twenty-first-century veneer, Exeter is a city steeped in history. Over the last 2,000 years, the city has seen witches put to death, German bombs dropped from above and numerous outbreaks of plague, fire and insurrection. It has produced great men and women and given inspiration to others. In this fully illustrated volume, local historian and author Chris Hallam takes an alphabetical approach as he ventures down the famous and lesser-known avenues of Exeter past and present in a book that is sure to fascinate everyone from the most ardent Exeter expert to the idlest casual browser. Like a visit to the city of Exeter itself, A-Z of Exeter is a captivating and thoroughly satisfying experience.