The Little Book of Suffolk

An intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events from the county of Suffolk.  Full of fascinating facts to drop into a conversation or quiz!

The Little Book of Suffolk

£9.99

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Categories: Quiz, Suffolk General

Description

Did You Know…

Lowestoft lifeboat station is the oldest in the county and one of the oldest in the British Isles?

Connor Wickham became the youngest first team player for Ipswich Town, beginning just eleven days after his sixteenth birthday in 2009?

The 1949 Newmarket 2,000 Guineas Stakes was the first ever horse race to use a photo finish to deternime the winner?

The Little Book of Suffolk is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events from the county. Armed with this fascinating book, the reader will have such knowledge of the county, its landscape, pleasures and pursuits that they will never be short of some frivolous fact to enhance a conversation or quiz!

A quick reference and a quirky guide, this can be dipped into time and again to reveal something new about the heritage, the secrets and the enduring fascination of Suffolk, making it essential reading for visitors and locals alike.

Contents:

  1. About Suffolk
  2. The Military, Battles and War
  3. Suffolk People – Famous and Not So Famous
  4. That’s Entertainment
  5. Suffolk at Work
  6. Sense of Place
  7. Crime and Punishment
  8. Transport
  9. Food and Drink
  10. Myths, Legends and Curiosities
  11. Sports Roundup
  12. On This Day

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About The Author

Neil R. Storey

Neil R. Storey is an award-winning social historian and graduate of the University of East Anglia, specialising in the study of the impact of war on British society in the first half of the 20th century. He has been writing since the late 1980s on topographical, military and crime history themes, with many books related to his native Norfolk. He has written features for local and national magazines and journals as well as several books on the First and Second World Wars. Neil appears as a guest expert on numerous television and radio programmes, including BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are.

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