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Local interest for December 2015

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Of love and desire by Louis de Bernières

Bury St Edmunds memories by Martyn Taylor

Bury St Edmunds memories by Martyn Taylor

Postcards, photographs and adverts that capture old Bury St. Edmunds in all its glory.

Ipswich pubs by Susan Gardiner

Ipswich pubs by Susan Gardiner

An insight into some of Ipswich’s most well-known and infamous pubs, taverns and inns.

USAAF in Suffolk by Peter W Bodle and Roy Brazier

USAAF in Suffolk by Peter W Bodle and Roy Brazier

A pictorial portrait of life as a USAAF airman living in Suffolk during the Second World War.

Before Sutton Hoo: the prehistoric remains and early Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Tranmer House, Bromeswell, Suffolk by Christopher Fern

Before Sutton Hoo: the prehistoric remains and early Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Tranmer House, Bromeswell, Suffolk by Christopher Fern

In 2000, a second early Anglo-Saxon cemetery was found at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, 500m north of the famous royal burial-ground. The new burial-ground probably began as a folk cemetery where the rites of cremation and inhumation were practiced. Nevertheless, the findings suggest a wealthy local population in the period just prior to the founding of the mound cemetery at Sutton Hoo.

Of love and desire by Louis de Bernières

Of love and desire by Louis de Bernières

East Anglian based Louis de Bernières produces his second poetry collection following the success of his first, Imagining Alexandria.

Stop the clocks: thoughts on what I leave behind by Joan Bakewell

Stop the clocks: thoughts on what I leave behind by Joan Bakewell

Former Suffolk resident Joan Bakewell muses on her varied life experiences, from teaching to broadcasting.

Suffolk cook book: a celebration of the amazing food and drink on our doorstep by Kate Eddison

Suffolk cook book: a celebration of the amazing food and drink on our doorstep by Kate Eddison

Showcases our local culinary community from producers and suppliers to quality restaurants, delis, bars and beyond.

The bad things by Mary-Jane Riley

The bad things by Mary-Jane Riley

Former Radio Suffolk presenter Mary-Jane Riley has produced her first novel, a psychological thriller. Alex Devlin seeks the truth after her children were murdered 15 years ago.

Brandon King

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