A celebration of the unique, magical islands of Britain.
Beyond the British shores and straight out to sea lie the most magical islands, just waiting to be discovered. Little worlds, unique in their rugged and breath-taking geography, legends and folklore, scattered with ruins, wildlife and clues to their fascinating past, many remain untouched by the modern world.
Take a journey, take a leap, and discover lands you never knew. Explore Lundy, the perfect refuge for pirates and a cast of other ne'er-do-wells; St Kilda, the tiny island that was inhabited for over 2000 years but now lies abandoned; or Hy Brasil, a mirage that was featured on maps for centuries but never even existed.
Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle is an illustrated celebration of the islands round Britain and their rare magic.
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Mathew Clayton is a freelance editor, and also produces literary events. He is co-director of the Port Eliot festival, founder of the Free University of Glastonbury, and literature producer for the Brighton Festival. He writes a monthly wildflower column for Caught by the River, and has contributed essays to both their anthologies. He has also worked for Channel 4, the Guardian, Octopus Publishing, and Random House.Review:
"Offers an enchanting trip around the unique and wonderful islands that lie beyond our shores." -- Victoria Clark The Lady
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Descrizione libro Ebury Press, 2015. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110091958547