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Daphne Du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek was first published in 1941. Set in Cornwall during the reign of Charles II, Frenchman’s Creek tells the story of
Ross Poldark was first published in 1945 and is the first book of twelve in Winston Graham’s Poldark series. Set in Cornwall 1783, post serving
It’s a wild land where the gulls arc and swoop in instinctive, age-old ritual, where there’s an edge to the foam and the spray which flosses both dark and light upon the shanks of granite cliff.
The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher unmasks is a family saga set in Cornwall. Elderly Penelope reminisces, while her adult children fight over who will inherit her father’s painting.
Above the Day
One day, one night
New lives shine bright
A hundred sunsets, a hundred moons
Life’s over, far too soon
A thousand dusks, a thousand dawns
Time and its dominion, over the newly born
A million months in a billion days
Life lives its life, in a billion different ways
A billion years, through a trillion seasons
Life on earth, without any reasons
Eons through space, eons in time
Spirits in the universe,
Forever yours and mine
Cornwall: Misfits, Curiosities and Legends by Cornwall Writers is an eclectic collection of short stories and other scribbles written by authors in Cornwall.
On a nasty November night, Mary Yellan crosses Bodmin moor. Her mother’s dying wish was that she take refuge with her Aunt Patience at Jamaica Inn. When the coach driver hears where she’s going, he insists she must have made a mistake. “That’s no place for a girl,” the coach driver tells her.