Press | Bloomsbury Book Club | August 2011

Jet off to Paris with Paul Gallico’s ‘Mrs Harris’ and the Bloomsbury Street Hotel’s August Book of the Month

This August the Bloomsbury Street Hotel Book Club will take you on a journey to Paris with the irrepressible Mrs Harris. Part charlady, part fairy godmother, she is one of the great creations of fiction, whose determination and adventures take her from her humble London roots to the heights of glamour. A treasure from the 1950s that has been brought back as part of ‘The Bloomsbury Group’ collection, ‘Mrs Harris Goes to Paris’ is charming, plucky and engaging. Paul Gallico’s light and heartwarming read, makes ‘Mrs Harris’ a Bloomsbury Street summer staple.

Nestled in the heart of bookish Bloomsbury, this Luxury London hotel is the perfect place for relaxing, unwinding and escaping the city stresses. Whether you’re looking for a cultural day out to the British Museum, a shopping spree around London’s West End, or a trip down to Theatre Land to watch the latest musical, this deluxe 4 Star hotel has something to offer everyone. Why not book yourself into one of the Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street’s stunning suites (completely with free-standing bathtub) for a bit of added luxury, or if you fancy catching a few summer rays, then why not dine al fresco at the hotel’s sumptuous restaurant?


Set in the heart of Bloomsbury – home to literary legends Virginia Woolf and E.M Forster - the Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel is the first hotel to host its very own book club. Each month guests are invited to enjoy the hotel’s recommended book; leaf through at their leisure, or take away a complimentary copy.

And it doesn’t stop there. In addition to offering a Book of the Month, the Bloomsbury Street Hotel has extended its reach by creating a selection of brilliantly innovative Book Bytes, available online at

To celebrate our love of literature, each month Radisson Edwardian releases a short video clip, which offers an exciting extract as read by an established author. Whether you’re an avid reader, looking for some inspiration for your next read, or want to experience books in a whole new light, check out the Book Bytes on the Radisson Edwardian Book Club channel.

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