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H. V. Morton began writing as an undergraduate in England. By the time he was 19, he became assistant editor of the Birmingham Gazette and Express. Later he joined the staff of the Daily Mail in London. Returning home from the British army after World War I, he realized how little he actually knew his country. His explorations led him to write a travel series later published by Dodd. He has been called "perhaps the greatest living authority on the material being of the British Isles---that is to say, on their landscape, buildings, monuments, customs and history." As a devout churchman, he has also written several books on biblical personages and places. He was an experienced and worldly traveler who had a "unique talent for capturing the essence of lives long past." (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from In the Steps of the Master
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In Search of England 467 copies, 7 reviews
In the Steps of the Master 283 copies, 4 reviews
In the Steps of St. Paul 274 copies, 2 reviews
A Traveller in Rome 229 copies, 2 reviews
In Search of Scotland 209 copies, 4 reviews
In search of London 187 copies, 4 reviews
A Traveller in Italy 167 copies, 3 reviews
In Search of Ireland 145 copies, 4 reviews
Through Lands of the Bible (Author) 103 copies, 1 review
A Stranger in Spain 101 copies, 2 reviews
A Traveller in Southern Italy 100 copies, 3 reviews
The Fountains of Rome 74 copies, 2 reviews
I Saw Two Englands 66 copies, 1 review
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