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Quaint old fashioned book shop

Tucked away up a hilly side street (Shutta Road), it's hard to know how people find this place. But... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Dee63
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Essex
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Passing by !

Wanted to see how steep Shutta Road was & happened upon Bosco books at 5.30 which was closed.As a... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2019
sprinter55
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Kent, United Kingdom
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The Old Hall Bookshop Shutta Road, Looe PL13 1BJ, England
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Wanted to see how steep Shutta Road was & happened upon Bosco books at 5.30 which was closed.As a book shop lover I wanted to take a picture for future reference.Suddenly a delightful couple came by & asked if we would like to go in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

My latest visit was electronic. The shop was given details of a very scarce book in the morning. Less than 4 hours later, we were telephoned to say they had located a copy. My wife was over the moon. What fantastic service!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger E
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away up a hilly side street (Shutta Road), it's hard to know how people find this place. But if you do it's worth it. Booked crammed floor to ceiling, old and new. Very helpful staff. A remnant of independent shops from days gone by.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Dee63
Reviewed July 19, 2016

I love second hand bookshops and visited several on my recent visit to Cornwall. Visited excellent, well stocked shops with knowlegeable staff in Liskeard, Mevagissey and Fowey all were open on the day/time I happened to be passing. I stayed in Looe for a week...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

Regretfully, like the Sumatran Tiger, such a place is almost extinct.How sad I am for people who will soon not have the opportunity to browse in such shops and this is one of the most comfortable I have ever visited. There is a vast stock...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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