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The Stopping Places

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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“Pure Delight”

23 June, 2018

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UPDATE 23/07/18: The Stopping Places was featured once again in The Sunday Times in John Carey’s review of David Cressy’s Gypsies: “ richly poetic memoir”. Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places has been reviewed by...

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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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“Enthralling and Eye-Opening”

18 June, 2018

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The Sunday Express has reviewed Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. “This enthralling and eye-opening memoir takes the form of an odyssey through gypsy Britain and its history by an Oxford-educated...

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“People Like Damian Will Shift Perceptions”

13 June, 2018

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Journalist Saira Khan has written an opinion piece for the Daily Mirror that hinges on Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places. The piece discusses prejudice, stereotyping and stigma against the UK’s...

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A Glowing Review and a Long Read

8 June, 2018

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Damian Le Bas‘s travelogue The Stopping Places has been reviewed in The Spectator. Read the full review here. An extract of the book has also been published in The Guardian as a “Long Read”...

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