On the Writer's Trail

PDF EBook by Christina Hardyment

EBook Description

Literary Trails, published by the National Trust in 2000, is a richly- PDFillustrated, entertaining and informative read. On the Writer's Trail PDF EBook It provides a fascinating insight into the lives of some of Britain's greatest writers by focusing on the places where they lived and the landscapes, houses and gardens that inspired them.The twenty themed trails cover a wide variety of locations throughout the British Isles — from Hardy's Wessex, Jane Austen's Hampshire and the Lake District of Coleridge and Wordsworth, to the Cornish coastline, running like a golden thread through the history of English literature — the Arthurian romances of medieval times to the poetry of Tennyson and the novels of Virginia Woolf and Daphne du Maurier.

This handbook provides the reader with the best of both worlds: a fund of background knowledge and insight into writers' lives and work, and a practical, easy-to-follow guidebook. Each trail is illustrated by color photographs and maps and contains detailed instructions for routes to follow. The book also contains a comprehensive gazetteer of all National Trust properties with literary connections. Like this book? Read online this: National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West, Writer to Writer Reminders.

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