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The StrathNaver Legends
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,200. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Those of my friends who have read Strathnaver Legends tell me they had the same experience I had when I finished writing it. It was a sense of disappointment because I had so enjoyed living in this world of Scottish Elves, fighting for a desperate cause between good and evil, searching for a rescue for the afflicted Lurelei. This one you will want to read again, in time. RGM
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.
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
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.
Days of Wonder: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1966-1971
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 3. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The subjects of these articles range from graphic descriptions of the battles of the Somme and Vimy Ridge, written on the fiftieth anniversaries of the battles, to essays on ecology and conservation – in particular, in support of banning the hunting of otters in the UK, and a trilogy of essays on the occasion of a congress of the World Wildlife Fund held in London in 1970.
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.
On the Road: Contributions to the Weekly Dispatch, 1920-1921
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 6. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
These articles represent the very earliest published writings of Henry Williamson, appearing in the Weekly Dispatch between July 1920 and January 1921 during his short-lived Fleet Street career. They include ‘The Country Week’ (short nature sketches) and ‘On the Road’ (a weekly column on light cars that offered occasionally somewhat dubious advice!).