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Press | Bloomsbury Book Club | September 2011

A classic novel takes centre-stage this September with Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Jane Eyre’ and the Bloomsbury Street Hotel’s September Book of the Month

This September celebrate with the Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel and Penguin Classics UK, as Charlotte Brontë’s most acclaimed novel ‘Jane Eyre’ is catapulted from the classics shelf to the red carpet. Coinciding with the timely film release, ‘Jane Eyre’ has been named by Radisson Edwardian as the September Book of the Month.

The never to be forgotten heroine Jane Eyre, narrates a story that is filled with romance, mystery and passion. Drawing on elements of Gothicism and Romanticism, this is a completely distinct novel that firmly established Brontë in London’s literary set. This month the Bloomsbury Street Book Club gives guests the perfect opportunity to treasure the classics and remind themselves why they are a must-read.

And if that wasn’t enough, the Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel is also offering an exclusive Jane Eyre video Book Byte film this season too. For anyone who’s yet to read this classic, check out one of the most famous “Searching and Sweet” passages on http://www.youtube.com/radissonedwardian this August, where Jane’s internal torment and true feelings are revealed …

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?

THE RADISSON EDWARDIAN BLOOMSBURY STREET HOTEL HISTORY

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 now, a year after the incredibly successful Book Club Concept launch, the hotel continues to deliver its exciting Book Byte project. This sees celebrated authors reading exclusive snippets from a range of books, from literary classics to light hearted children’s tales, on film – giving everyone at home the chance to enjoy a good tale and find their next read! Whether you’re an avid reader, looking for some inspiration, or simply want to experience books in a whole new light, check out the Book Byte films on the Radisson Edwardian Book Club channel http://www.youtube.com/radissonedwardian.

With Sarah Waters, Dave Boling and Nick Hornby all spotted at the hotel, Bloomsbury Street is considered the hotel of choice for London’s Literati. The 174-bedroom Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street, launched in January 2009 following a 25 million transformation, has dedicated an entire wall to one of Bloomsbury’s most famous exports; Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway. The striking art installation, made up of pages from the celebrated novel, dominates the hotel’s spacious reception area. The immense Folio Room boasts some of the most innovative technology in the capital whilst the hotels luxurious bar is perfect for entertaining clients around the clock.

A tranquil haven from the busy capital the spacious Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel in central London includes:

  • 36 Standard double rooms
  • 50 Superior Twin & Queen bedrooms
  • 85 Deluxe rooms with King Beds
  • 3 Luxury Suites All rooms feature sleek flat screen TVs and complimentary high-speed wireless come as standard.

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