Authoritative survey of East Suffolk from the Pevsner Architectural Guides series.
Unconventional biography about the mysterious John Craske, a Norfolk fisherman who fell seriously ill – For the rest of his life he kept moving in and out of what was described as ‘a stuporous state’. In 1923 he started making paintings of the sea and boats and the coastline seen from the sea, and later, when he was too ill to stand and paint, he turned to embroidery.
Every month on a Thursday evening, a group of four Italian rural women gather in a derelict stone house in the hills above Italy’s Orvieto. Surrounded by candle light and good food, these five friends share all that life has offered them – the good and the bad.
Published for the first time in book format, J K Rowling’s Harvard University speech from 2008 asks profound questions such as how can we embrace failure, and how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others?
Essex Land Girls by Dee Gordon (eBook)
Includes interviews with some of the last surviving land girls and a wealth of material unearthed in diaries, letters and in stories handed down from generations.
Girl in the Dark by Anna Lyndsey (eBook)
Uplifting account of Anna’s descent into the depths of her illness and how through determination to make her life possible and with the love of those around her, she managed to find light in even the darkest of places.