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Words on the West Wind: Selected Essays from The Adelphi, 1924-1950
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 8. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 44,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This selection of pieces by Henry Williamson from the literary magazine The Adelphi contains both gems and important essays that deserve resurrection, including the original ending to his celebrated classic, Tarka the Otter. Also included is an essay on Williamson by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and several fragments by the talented writer James Farrar, killed in World War 2 aged just 20.
A Clear Water Stream
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 11. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.
A Breath of Country Air
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 5. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of over 80 of Williamson's weekly pieces in the London Evening Standard, written during 1944/45. The wartime articles are concerned with everyday happenings on his Norfolk farm, his young children (especially Robbie and Rikky, contributors of the Forewords), with other reflections on country life, and most poignantly, the sale of the farm and the end of his farming dream.
From a Country Hilltop
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 9. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), novelist, remains best known for his much-loved Tarka the Otter. Between 1951 and 1969 he published his novel sequence A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight. While writing these he continued to write short pieces for newspapers and magazines. From a Country Hilltop is a collection of 58 of these written between 1958 and 1964 for the Sunday Times and the Co-op Home Magazine.
The Notebook of a Nature-lover
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 12. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
An enchanting anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.
The Novels of Henry Williamson
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 17. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Henry Williamson. Category: Essay » Literature
This brilliant long essay by the noted literary critic considers Henry Williamson’s novels up to 1954. Murry's essay remains essential reading for those who want to understand better Williamson’s writings. It is written in a clear, elegant style, while the literary analyses of the novels are its greatest distinction. Murry thought highly of the books making up the Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight.
Recreating a Lost World: Henry Williamson and Folkestone 1919-20: fact into fiction
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Williamson's novel 'The Dream of Fair Women' is set in Folkestone in the post-World War I period of 1919, and tells the story of the love affair of the hero Willie Maddison with the desirable Eve Fairfax, the young wife of an army officer living in Folkestone. 'Recreating a Lost World' explores the real Folkestone of that time, identifying the real-life models for fictional characters and more.