My favourite book inspired by #Birmingham is JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit which was the very first book put on the shelves of the new #LibraryofBirmingham #LoveToRead
From factories to Middle Earth, Qasa Alom looks how Birmingham has inspired great literature in new documentary Books That Made Britain (Photograph: BBC)
A new BBC documentary exploring the books that made Birmingham is to be broadcast as part of a series looking at literary work that has been influenced by various British cities.
The landscapes and cities that have inspired some of Britain’s best loved authors will be celebrated in a new series of documentaries produced by BBC English Regions in partnership with BBC Learning as part of the ‘Love To Read‘ season.
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