All Along the River: Tales from the Thames is an engaging and humorous guide to England's most famous river, serving as a companion volume to more practical books about the Thames Path and the river's settlements.
Both quirky and fun, it is packed with information about literary associations, local recipes, folklore and a good many murders and mysteries!
Pauline Conolly has spent the last two decades wandering the banks of the River Thames, investigating its social history and exploring from the river's source in a Gloucestershire field to the flood barrier in London.
Her journeys have even taken her further, to the point where this majestic and historic river finally enters the North Sea.
If you've ever wanted to know more about the River Thames but didn't know where to start, All Along the River is the book for you.