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Will Eaves on Bath: ‘I could imagine Anne Elliot going for a walk'

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The novelist remembers the Somerset city as a hodgepodge of styles and classes where tolerance and prejudice coexisted Georgian Bath was built within a century, and a lot of it disappeared inside a decade - the 1960s - when I was born. Calton Road and many rows of listed buildings were still coming down when I was learning to walk, and the Ballance Street flats going up, but the Brussellisation of the city was something I grew to love, something I associate with the freedom to roam I enjoyed as a kid. Bath always had a violent side, but my parents weren't overprotective. I walked to...
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