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Winter

A Book for the Season

Availability: In stock

Author: Felicity Trotman

Feel the cold force of winter and appreciate its beauty through this collection of the best writing on the winter season features classic and contemporary fiction, non-fiction in the form of diaries, history and journals, recipes for cold days, and historic illustrations showing different sides to winter. In all, a desirable and wonderfully readable anthology specially selected for reading in the warmth of indoors, wherever you are.

With selections from the medieval winters of Chaucer through to the Thames frost-fairs of the seventeenth century; from the Scandinavian tundra of the legend of Beowulf to the charms of C.S. Lewis's and Tolkien's Oxfordshire-inspired fantasy writings, winter here is shown in all its human significance.

Book ISBN 9781445664743

Book Format Hardback

pages 356 pages

Publication Date 15 Nov 2016

Height 198

Width 124

Illustrations 60

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £7.49

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