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By Stuart Maconie

Every body talks approximately 'Middle England'. occasionally they suggest whatever undesirable, like a lynch mob of day-by-day Mail readers, and occasionally they suggest anything sturdy, like a pint of ale in a sleepy Cotswold village in summer season twilight. yet simply the place and what's center England? Stuart Maconie didn't comprehend both, so he packed his Thermos and sandwiches and trigger to discover out...

Is heart England approximately culture and decency or closed minds and bigotry? Is it maypoles and evensong, or flooded marketplace cities and binge drinkers within the park? And is Slough rather as undesirable as Ricky Gervais and John Betjeman make out? From Shakespeare to JK Rowling, Vaughan Williams to Craig David, William Morris to B&Q, Stuart Maconie leads the day trip, with lots of stop-offs for tea and scones, to find the reality.

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