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Scotland the Worst: A Derogatory Guide to the Worst Places to Visit in Times Gone By

  • National Library of Scotland George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW (map)

The New Town of Edinburgh is beautifully monotonous, and magnificently dull.’ J Johnson, 1834.

An alternative view to bonnie wee Scotland, Charles Maciejewski presents a compendium of some of the less generous comments made by 17th, 18th and 19th century visitors. Promising a humorous take on TripAdvisor-style remarks, Maciejewski hopes much has changed – and mostly for the better – in his new book, Scotland the Worst: A Derogatory Guide to the Worst Places to Visit in Times Gone By.

Admission is free and all are welcome. To reserve your ticket, please visit the NLS Eventbrite page here.

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