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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
Galaxy-Roscoe
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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
MingHWong
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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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Pikk 34 | Vanalinn, Tallinn 10133, Estonia
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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
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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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