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Visiting Cornwall's Selection of Books about Cornwall

 
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  Non Fiction - Guides, History and Information

The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham

Other novels by Winston Graham

Wycliffe Series by W J Burley

Books about Lifeboats
 
   
  Non Fiction - Guides, History and Information  
  "Cornwall with Kids" by William Gray. Jam-packed with information on exploring this gorgeous destination, the specialist family-travel author Will Gray and his family have left no pebble unturned in their search for the very best adventures and attractions for families heading to Cornwall.
 
  "A Year in the life of Padstow, Polzeath and Rock" by Joanna Jackson. If you are unfamiliar with Padstow, Polzeath and Rock, this book will make you want to go there. If you know the area, you will be delighted to see that Joanna Jackson has captured it so well.
 
  "The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall" by Robert Andrews. From the Rough Guide Travel Guides series. The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall is the ultimate insider's handbook to one of the most beautiful and popular regions of the UK.
 
  "Days in Cornwall" by C Lewis Hind and William Pascoe. Originally printed in 1907, this is an historical tour of Cornwall, from North to South, East to West and all around the coast.
 
  St Ives Bay Revisited (Britain in Old Photographs) A history of St Ives and Hayle with a selection of old photpgraphs.
 
  Cornish Family Names This handy lexicon, drawn together from an exhaustive research, serves as an ideal starting point for tracing ancestry. Packed with information about notable families and migration, this is also an ideal book for anyone interested in the story of Cornish people.
 
  The Great Cornish Families Here, presented in a new edition, is an accessible study of the vital role played by the great families of Cornwall in shaping the affairs of the county and the nation, studying their ups and downs; their great men and women as well as the odd black sheep.


 

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  The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham  
  "Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787" by Winston Graham.The 1st of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "Demelza: A Novel of Cornwall 1788-1790" by Winston Graham.The 2nd of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1790-1791" by Winston Graham.The 3rd of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "Warleggan: A Novel of Cornwall 1792-1793" by Winston Graham.The 4th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Black Moon: A Novel of Cornwall 1794-1795" by Winston Graham.The 5th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Four Swans: A Novel of Cornwall 1795-1797" by Winston Graham.The 6th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Angry Tide: A Novel of Cornwall 1798-1799" by Winston Graham.The 7th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Stranger from the Sea: A Novel of Cornwall 1810-1811" by Winston Graham.The 8th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Miller's Dance: A Novel of Cornwall 1812-1813" by Winston Graham.The 9th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Loving Cup: A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815" by Winston Graham. The 10th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Twisted Sword: A Novel of Cornwall 1815" by Winston Graham.The 11th of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "Bella Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1818-1820" by Winston Graham.The 12th and last of the Poldark series of novels.
 
  "The Poldark Omnibus" by Winston Graham. This collects into one volume the first four novels of Winston Graham's fictional account of the Poldark family, set in Cornwall in the last quarter of the 18th century. It contains "Ross Poldark", "Demelza", "Jeremy Poldark", and "Warleggan".  

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  The television episodes of Poldark are available on DVD  
  Other Novels by Winston Graham  
  "Marnie" by Winston Graham. The novel that became a classic Hitchcock film.  
  "The Sleeping Partner" by Winston Graham.Made into the film Carnival of Crime in 1962 by Whippet Productions.  
  Omnibus: "Marnie", "Greek Fire", "Forgotten Story" by Winston Graham. A collection in one volume of three of Winston Graham's most compelling mysteries. "Marnie" was made into a suspense film classic by Alfred Hitchcock. "The Forgotten Story" is about a young boy gripped by drama in Cornwall, and in "Greek Fire", a young American is involved in political unrest.  
  "Memoirs of a Private Man" by Winston Graham. Winston Graham's memoirs have been consigned to his safe for years. Here, at last, they are shared with his readers in a remarkable book, free of what he called 'the fashionable sins', but rich in charm and anecdote. Memoirs of a Private Man follows the rise of a delicate Manchester lad from the isolation of Cornwall to fame and the glittering London film scene.  
  "The Green Flash" by Winston Graham  
  "Woman in the Mirror" by Winston Graham. Norah has been in the Syme household a few days before she learns of her close resemblance to her employer's niece, Marion Syme, who drowned several years ago. Is there something to be afraid of in the half-deserted house - or something more sinister, in the psyche of someone who lives there?  
  "The Grove of Eagles" by Winston Graham. A good historical novel should have an exciting story, well told; and a well-researched background, ringing true. This 1963 book from Winston Graham works on all these levels.  
   

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  Wycliffe Series by W J Burley
A series of 22 novels. The 23rd novel, Wycliffe and the Last Lap was never completed before W J Burley died in 2002.
 
  Wycliffe and the Three-Toed Pussy (1968)
Wycliffe and How To Kill a Cat (1970)
Wycliffe and the Guilt Edged Alibi (1971) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place (1973) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe and Death in Stanley Street (1975)
Wycliffe and the Pea-Green Boat (1975)
Wycliffe and the School Bullies (1976) [formerly Wycliffe and the Schoolgirls]
Wycliffe and the Scapegoat (1978)
Wycliffe in Paul's Court (1980)
Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase (1982)
Wycliffe and the Beales (1983) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe and the Four Jacks (1985)
Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin (1986)
Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue (1987)
Wycliffe and the Tangled Web (1988) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death (1990)
Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist (1991)
Wycliffe And The Last Rites (1992)
Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery (1994) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe and the House of Fear (1995) - Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe And The Redhead (1997)- Also available in Kindle
Wycliffe And The Guild Of Nine (2000)
The Wycliffe Novels: An Omnibus - Includes Three-Toed Pussy, How To Kill a Cat, Guilt Edged Alibi, Death in a Salubrious Place and Death in Stanley Street.
Second Wycliffe Omnibus - Includes Wycliffe and the Last Rites, Wycliffe and the School Girls, Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist.
Wycliffe Omnibus Includes Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase, Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin and Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death
Wycliffe Omnibus three in one Includes Wycliffe in Pauls Court, Wycliffe and the Beales and Wycliffe and the Tangled Web
Double Omnibus of Wycliffe And The Last Rites and Wycliffe and the House of Fear
Double Omnibus of Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat with Wycliffe and the Four Jacks

Also The Making of "Wycliffe" by Geoff Tibballs
A guide to the television detective series "Wycliffe", set in Cornwall. The book goes behind the scenes to discover how the programmes are made. It includes interviews with the stars and the production staff, details of the storylines, and insights into the background of the central character.

The television episodes of Wycliffe are available on DVD
 
   
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