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The Stopping Places

“A Near-Perfect Balance of the Personal and Political”

19 July, 2018

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Prospect magazine has reviewed Damian Le Bas’s The Stopping Places. “Le Bas has a cinematic writing style that shifts between images, memory and history.” Read the full review here. Follow Damian on Twitter here....

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“An Enlightening Account”

19 July, 2018

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The Economist has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “The Stopping Places is an enjoyable and enlightening account of an overlooked part of British society.” Read the full review here. Follow...

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“Made Me Want to Live Outdoors”

18 July, 2018

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Sunday Times-bestselling author Olivia Laing has recommended Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places for the Observer‘s “Best summer books 2018, as picked by writers and cultural figures.” “The perfect accompaniment to any...

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Damian Chats to Cerys

17 July, 2018

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Damian Le Bas was Cerys Matthews’s special guest on her Sunday morning show on BBC 6Music this week. One listener Tweeted in during the show to say that Damian’s...

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Damian at Dartington

10 July, 2018

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Damian Le Bas will be speaking about his new book The Stopping Places at the Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas at Dartington Hall in Totnes, Devon. Join Damian...

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“Brave…Lyrical, Edgy and Wistful”

6 July, 2018

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The New Statesman‘s Kathleen Jamie has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “Le Bas is a thoughtful writer, observant of nature and with a lovely turn of phrase.” Read the...

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“A Beautiful, Important Book”

3 July, 2018

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The Telegraph has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places, awarding it a maximum five stars. “While this is a beautiful, important book about Gypsy culture, it’s also a moving exploration...

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The Stopping Places in the TLS

3 July, 2018

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Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places was mentioned in the Times Literary Supplement in an essay by Paul Mendez entitled “Equal Expressiveness”. Read the full piece here. Follow Damian on Twitter here. The...

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“A Real Achievement”

26 June, 2018

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The Tablet has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “The book is consistently both enjoyable and eye-opening – a real achievement.” Read the full article here. Follow Damian on Twitter here....

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“Lyrical and Keenly Researched”

19 June, 2018

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The Observer‘s Tim Adams has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “Mostly, in telling this history, Le Bas is aware of the temptation to simply romanticise all things Romany...

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