Literary Trails

Literary Trails From haunting remains of castles dotting the countryside to light flooded stretches of coast Britain s landscapes have inspired writers from Jane Austen and Daphne du Maurier to Virginia Woolf and Ru

  • Title: Literary Trails
  • Author: Christina Hardyment
  • ISBN: 9780707803753
  • Page: 389
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • From haunting remains of castles dotting the countryside to light flooded stretches of coast, Britain s landscapes have inspired writers from Jane Austen and Daphne du Maurier to Virginia Woolf and Rudyard Kipling Evocatively illustrated with paintings and photographs of sites made famous in classic books, Literary Trails invites readers to walk, drive, or sail through soFrom haunting remains of castles dotting the countryside to light flooded stretches of coast, Britain s landscapes have inspired writers from Jane Austen and Daphne du Maurier to Virginia Woolf and Rudyard Kipling Evocatively illustrated with paintings and photographs of sites made famous in classic books, Literary Trails invites readers to walk, drive, or sail through some of Britain s best known literary landscapes, all of which have been preserved by the National Trust.Author Christina Hardyment traces the route of Thomas Hardy s Tess across Wessex, wanders around the Lake District as Wordsworth did lonely as a cloud , and follows the path of Alfred Lord Tennyson toward Tintagel in Cornwall in quest of the Arthurian legends Maps and archival pictures illustrate each route, and photographs show the places as they are today, making Literary Trails both a pleasure for the armchair traveler and a practical guide for anyone planning a literary journey through Britain.

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    About "Christina Hardyment"

    1. Christina Hardyment

      Christina Hardyment read history at Newnham College, Cambridge, and has twice held the Alistair Horne Historians Writing Fellowship at St Antony s College, Oxford She is a writer and broadcaster with wide interests, and lives in Oxford, England.

    955 thoughts on “Literary Trails”

    1. Very enjoyable read. Highlights include Virginia Woolf's home, writing studio, and the estate and person that inspired "Orlando;" various author's desks and environments (G.B. Shaw's writing cabin was able to be rotated to have the best of the changing daylight); and scenery and places that inspired novels, such as Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier), Hound of the Baskervilles (Sir arthur Conan Doyle), and various Jane Austen stories. Read before visiting the UK, or better yet - find a copy to take with [...]


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