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Black Shuck: The Devil's Dog
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A terrifying new supernatural thriller by Piers Warren set in the village of Blakeney on the North Norfolk coast
The Princelings of the East
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Series: The Princelings of the East, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
The Princelings of the East (2nd Ed.) is an adventure trilogy in a fantasy world. In the first book our heroes Fred and George leave their isolated castle to solve the problem of the Great Energy Drain, meeting dubious businessman Hugo, irrepressible barkeeper Victor and other engaging movers and shakers. Time is the essence of this tale and competition between castles drives the action.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer's Miscellany
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 10. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
A selection of Williamson's work from different sources. The theme is one of people, places and events which had a far-reaching effect on Henry's life – his schooldays; the Christmas truce on the Western Front in 1914 (at which he was present); his Norfolk farm; North Devon; and significant essays on the Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies and the poet Francis Thompson.
Spring Days in Devon, and other Broadcasts
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 14. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
During the late 1930s Henry Williamson, perhaps best remembered today as a ‘nature’ writer, broadcast talks on the BBC. Scripts of those in this e-book cover various subjects on nature in North Devon from his own inimitable viewpoint, from a description of a walk along the sands with his young son to talks on the red deer, otter, barn owl and stoat; and his move to a derelict farm in Norfolk.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.