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This recent shot of a 1920s Dutch barge seemed an ideal subject for a spot of vintage editing. Word on the Water is one of my favourite London bookshops, floating in a convenient location close to Kings Cross Station and furnished with a good range of new and secondhand books. I enjoyed my rummaging and came home with a book that I’ve not read before, by one of my favourite Russian authors, Mikhail Bulgakov.



Copyright Debbie Smyth, 15 June 2018

Posted as part of Weekend in B&W

16 replies »

  1. What a fun book store! I’d love going there and rummaging around. I actually remember reading a book not too long ago that had a floating book store in the main story…can’t remember which one…


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