About this book
A popular science book based on the childhood habit of writing out a complete address for yourself, beginning with your house number and ending with 'the universe'. Each chapter draws out, so it begins with Radford's house, then his street, then his town, then his county, etc. Fascinating, entertaining, unsettling and insatiably curious.
Over the years, millions of school children must have written out their address in the same way - their house number and street, their town, their country, their continent, planet Earth, the universe...