For , Years The River Thames Meandered From Source To Sea, Periodically Throwing Up Mudbanks Or Carving Parallel Channels On The Bends And Creating Islands Along Much Of Its Length There Are AroundIslands Altogether, Some Accessible By Footbridge, Some By Road And Others, Like Pharaoh S Island And Garrick S Ait, Only By Boat Thirty Are Inhabited By Small Settlements, Single Houses Or Houseboats, All Highly Sought After Locations Today Many Are Important Nature Reserves Others Directly Connected To Major Historical Events Or Famous Personalities Oliver S Eyot Was A Refuge For Oliver Cromwell During The English Civil War, Whilst Lot S Ait Was The Unlikely Setting For Humphrey Bogart SFilm The African Queen, And The Legendry Eel Pie Island Played A Key Role In The Development Of British Popular Music These Islands, Known As Eyots Or Aits, Form The Skeletal Backbone Of The Thames In This Fascinating And Detailed Book, Miranda Vickers Considers Their History And Role In Helping Us Understand How The River Evolved
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- 144 pages
- Eyots and Aits
- Miranda Vickers
- 21 October 2019 Miranda Vickers