Truro in Fifty Buildings
By Christine Parnell (Amberley Publishing £14.99)
A readable survey of Truro’s architectural treasures with plenty of enjoyable nuggets of information. From well-known landmarks like the Gothic Revival cathedral and the Assembly Rooms to hidden gems like Truro swimming club it explores the changing ways people have lived and worked in the city. Full of fascinating facts and photos of both beautiful and truly horrible buildings it’s a useful little book for anyone who would like to know a bit more about the history of the city.