The Ticketless Traveler
The Ticketless Traveler: England
Daydreaming of an English holiday that you just can't afford to take? Keep saving your money, and in the meantime, use your New York Public Library card to take you to your destination. These books, albums, and DVDs will transport you to England without leaving home.
Louder than Bombs, The Smiths. A collection of singles and B-sides containing "Is it Really So Strange," "London," and "Half a Person," all songs exploring the move from the north to the south of England.
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple mysteries. This little old lady in an English village is quite the sleuth.
Rebecca, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Ever wonder what it would be like to fall in love with a rich man and go to live on his English country estate? With Joan Fontaine, Laurence Olivier, and Judith Anderson. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier.
You can also plan your fantasy trip to England with the NYPL's travel guides.