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Literature and Landscape in East Devon
by Peter Nasmyth

 

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Book price: £15.99



A first, full literary companion to the east Devon area. A4 in size and full colour, this beautiful book combines large photographs with serious research, quotations, observations on literature and landscape. Included also is a map, information on the writers, an index and bibliography. The aim is to both celebrate and draw attention to this unique and threatened part of rural England. Birthplace of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Sir Walter Raleigh, a setting for stories and poems by H.G Wells, John Fowles, C. Day Lewis, John Betjeman, Elisabeth Barrett Browning, Jane Austen and others, East Devon remains as attractive to writers today as ever. The publication of this book aims to help keep it this way.

160pp / paperback / A4 size

118 full colour photos

Map of East Devon

12 literary walks

ISBN 9780955914591

Distributed by Central Books

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‘With unclosed lids already had I dreamt
Of my sweet birth-place, and the old church tower
Whose bells the poor man's only music, rang.’

Samuel Taylor Coleridge