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Slothrop's English Language Bookshop

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Original and welcoming spot in Tallinn

I was incredibly impressed by their selection of books and original postcards. The shop is almost... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2015
Cape Town, South Africa
Eclectic mix

The bookstore doesn't have books that would appeal to mainstream readers, but they do have an... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2015
Singapore, Singapore
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Aug 5, 2016
“Nothing to see; nothing to find.”
Apr 22, 2015
“Original and welcoming spot in Tallinn”
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Not worth the visit; there is a certain atmosphere but there aren't many books to find (especially no English ones - the few English books that can be found are dated). If you are in need of a book; this is not the place tot...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 22, 2015

I was incredibly impressed by their selection of books and original postcards. The shop is almost more like a museum than a store, with each book carefully selected and almost curated. You can see that the shop belongs to someone with a passion for reading.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Galaxy-Roscoe
Reviewed April 7, 2015

The bookstore doesn't have books that would appeal to mainstream readers, but they do have an interesting mix at pretty good prices. I had expected the place to be cosier, but that wasn't really the case. Overall still a good bookshop though, but I hear...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank MingHWong
Reviewed January 29, 2015

It is absolutely more than that. Besides offering an excellent range of well-chosen English language books, Slothrop`s cosy atmosphere is enough a reason to visit Tallinn! Yeah,it is worth visiting Tallinn only for this bookshop. Go there, buy books and talk with cool proprietors!

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Jelle G
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Slothrop's is one of the greatest highlights of my visit in Tallinn! The shop is really cosy and I was happy to find so many books in English. I liked the selection of books too. If you like books, you should really go there!

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank YohannaKristina
Reviewed September 16, 2014

There is no better way to phrase it, I guess: "For smart people who aren't rich." Slothrop's is an amazing bookshop with a great athmosphere and a wide selection of literature. Grap a book, enjoy a cup of tea and you will never want to...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Hakan-Karaoglu
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Just slightly off the main stream through old town of Tallinn, Slothrope's offers a place to inhale book store ambiance at its truly best. A high diversity of second hand English language books and a fine selection of locally self published / niche print products....More

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank whysthatso
Reviewed December 21, 2011

I thought this place was an antidote to the big-box stores. The guy who was working actually knew something about literature.

Date of experience: December 2011
5  Thank Teach67k
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