Books set in Brighton
Brighton and Hove has been the setting for lots of books. One of the most famous is about a criminal gang in the 1940′s called Brighton Rock written by Graeme Green which was also made into a film. One of the most well known Brighton authors is Peter James. These lists below may help you to find out more – but this is a very difficult to get right - there may be many books that are missing!
Many languages other than English are spoken in Brighton and Hove, by permanent residents who have moved here from abroad, by children who have learned a second language at home, and by tourists or foreign language students. The city’s nearness to London, and its reputation as a tourist spot by the sea, attracts many visitors.Brighton and Hove is one of the most popular places to study English in the UK. There are over 50 language schools in or near the city.The main community languages spoken in Brighton & Hove are Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Polish and Turkish.