Great Corn­wall reads

Corn­wall is filled to burst­ing with great book­shops and great reads. The team at The Edge of the World Book­shop has the low down on some of the lat­est re­leases

Cornwall Life - - BOOKS -

By Paul Wrey­ford (The His­tory Press £12) In this pot­ted his­tory Wrey­ford in­tro­duces the fas­ci­nat­ing and rich his­tory of our beau­ti­ful county. From Henry VIII’s plan to pro­tect Corn­wall from in­va­sion by Catholic Europe, the long-stand­ing his­tory of tin min­ing, the rise of Method­ism and the devel­op­ment of the sea­side re­sort this book of­fers a jour­ney though Corn­wall’s his­toric strug­gles and cel­e­bra­tions. There is an em­pha­sis on the peo­ple who brought change, from Bishop Jonathan Trelawny, still sung about to­day, to in­ven­tors such

Sir Humphry Davy and Guglielmo Mar­coni and oth­ers who have found in­spi­ra­tion here like Daphne du Mau­rier and Win­ston Gra­ham. Per­fect if you want an over­view of the county’s his­tory.

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