透過文學微醺之旅 認識文學家眼中的倫敦 | ‘London literary pub’ tour brings writers and writing home

照片攝於2019年七月十三日,遊客經過小說家喬治·歐威爾生前時常光顧的Wheatsheaf酒吧 (美聯社) | In this July 13, 2019, photo, tourists pass the Wheatsheaf pub in London, a spot where novelist George Orwell often visited. The London Literary Pub Crawl allows visitors to experience a playful and IPA-fueled tour unlocks stories linked to London locations where renowned novelists and poets drank and debated literature. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
照片攝於2019年七月十三日,遊客經過小說家喬治·歐威爾生前時常光顧的Wheatsheaf酒吧 (美聯社) | In this July 13, 2019, photo, tourists pass the Wheatsheaf pub in London, a spot where novelist George Orwell often visited. The London Literary Pub Crawl allows visitors to experience a playful and IPA-fueled tour unlocks stories linked to London locations where renowned novelists and poets drank and debated literature. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

【看英文中國郵報學英文】「倫敦文學酒吧遊」帶你解鎖英國著名文學家及詩人曾喝著酒交談的地點。

A playful and IPA-fueled tour unlocks stories linked to London locations where renowned novelists and poets drank and debated literature.

「倫敦文學酒吧遊」以徒步遊覽的方式,帶你深深感受倫敦豐富的酒吧文化跟藝文氣質。行程包括喬治·歐威爾構想《一九八四》的酒吧、看看流放到倫敦的卡爾·馬克思最喜歡到哪裡小酌、一窺維吉尼亞·吳爾芙在人生低潮時走過的倫敦街頭。

The London Literary Pub Crawl ” allows visitors to sit at the spot George Orwell contemplated “1984,” drink where Karl Marx grabbed a pint while in exile, and stroll the streets as Virginia Woolf when she battled her demons.

除此之外,參加者還可以置身在英國著名詩人狄蘭·湯瑪斯求婚的地點,聽導遊敘說《發條橘子》作者安東尼·伯吉斯在街上遇見幫派打架的奇聞軼事。

Participants will hear stories of “A Clockwork Orange” author Anthony Burgess watching gang fights and the walk where poet Dylan Thomas proposed to his wife.

酒吧遊是倫敦當地的作家和演員一手籌劃的遊覽,透過三個小時的時間,帶你一路從倫敦市中心的菲茨羅維亞區 (Fitzrovia District) 暢飲到蘇荷區(Soho),認識不一樣的倫敦。

Organized by English writers and actors, the three-hour tour takes attendees through London’s Fitzrovia district and ends in Westminster’s Soho area.

用心裝扮成查爾斯·狄更斯或吳爾芙的導遊,以有趣新奇的方式帶著旅客遊覽作家生前的駐足之處。

Tour guide and writer Nick Hennegan says sometimes actors dressed as Woolf or Charles Dickens lead attendees through some of the writers’ favorite spots.