From John Piper's little bohemia at Fawley Bottom (John Betjeman liked to call it "Fawley Bum" whenever he visited), to Coleridge nursing a fellow Dragoon at Henley workhouse, a host of authors and illustrators have been inspired by living in or around Henley.
Visit England's theme for 2017 is literary heroes and to celebrate English Tourism week Henley's bookshops have decked their windows with books, paintings and manuscripts to celebrate the town's literary heroes.
Blair later turned his hand to novel writing and after discussion with his publisher settled on the pen name of George Orwell. His childhood in the Oxfordshire countryside influences passages in both his novel, Coming Up for Air and one of the most poignant sections of NIneteen Eighty-Four, when Julia and Winston visit the Golden Country.
Come to the shop to learn more about local connections to Ian Fleming, Elizabeth Goudge and others.