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ISBN: 9780857101211
AUTHOR: Burton, Burgess, Tonson-Rye
The Loorna Doone Trail
The Loorna Doone Trail
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R.D. Blackmore’s deep affection for, and understanding of, Exmoor’s landscape, people and legends shines through his immortal novel Lorna Doone.

Through words and pictures this book, The Lorna Doone Trail, traces the Exmoor adventures of Jan Ridd and Lorna Doone and the host of other characters such as Jeremy Stickles and Tom Faggus who feature in the grand sweep of the story.

Using Blackmore’s own words as the starting point, The Lorna Doone Trail helps to marry plot with place, using generous illustrations and expert commentary to put the narrative in its real-life context. It enables lovers of the novel and its abounding life to follow confidently in Blackmore’s footsteps and revisit the key locations of the timeless Exmoor story of derring-do, and love enduring against the odds.

S.H. Burton (1919–2005), writer, teacher, and publisher, was head of the English Department at Blundell’s School between 1945 and 1964. He wrote many books on a wide range of subjects, his most successful being Exmoor (4th edition, 1984).

John Burgess, born in Somerset, was a BBC radio journalist and producer for almost twenty-five years, but his life-long love of Exmoor and its people first took root when he joined the Exmoor National Park Authority in the late 1970s. He produced with Caroline Tonson-Rye Hope Bourne’s Exmoor: Eloquence in Art (Halsgrove, 2013).

Caroline Tonson-Rye retired to Exmoor in 2010 after a career in publishing. She is a Trustee of the Exmoor Society, and editor of Exmoor Chroniclers (Exmoor Society, 2017).

Imprint: PiXZ. ISBN 978 0 85710 121 1, hardback, 210x148mm, 112 pages. Published October 2018.

Hope Bourne's History of ExmoorHope Bourne's History of Exmoor - £14.99
Although not a professional historian, in this book Hope Bourne traces – in her customarily evocative and eminently readable prose – the key developments in Exmoor’s long heritage.
Hope Bourne's Exmoor VillageHope Bourne's Exmoor Village - £12.99
Lost to view for nearly half a century Hope Bourne’s love song to her home village is a significant work that here sees the light of day for the first time. A selection of Hope’s hitherto unseen evocative line drawings to complement the luminous text. A “must have” for Hope Bourne’s many admirers, and for all lovers of Exmoor, its people and places.
A Boot Up Exmoor Volume 2A Boot Up Exmoor Volume 2 - £4.99
This book by Shirley and Mike Hesman describes in an easy to follow narrative ten walks found throughout Exmoor National Park.Suitable for all ages they will give hours of pleasure and enjoyment.
Hope Bourne's ExmoorHope Bourne's Exmoor - £24.99
With an expert commentary from John Burgess, with Caroline Tonson-Rye,this book allows us to savour just how eloquent legendary Exmoor author Hope Bourne could be in her visual record as well as in her prose. Her sketches show her acute observation of colour and light through the seasons and her work is imbued utterly with the spirit of the place.
Exmoor Rangers' Favourite WalksExmoor Rangers' Favourite Walks - £6.99
This ever popular walking guide now appears in a new and fully revised 9th. edition, updated by staff and volunteers of Exmoor National Park Authority.
Living on ExmoorLiving on Exmoor - £12.99
Described as the most significant book to appear about Exmoor since Fortescue’s Story of a Red Deer, Living on Exmoor by Hope Bourne is an acute reminder of the fragility of rural life and the environment and a fascinating portrait of the Exmoor landscape and the way of life of its people.
Spirit of ExmoorSpirit of Exmoor - £4.99
Peter Hendrie is not merely content with the pretty scene or picturesque view. His images are all intensely attractive, but his lens reaches beyond the obvious to catch the essence of Exmoor in its endless variety and myriad moods.
Exmoor Address BookExmoor Address Book - £12.99
Glorious Exmoor in all its moods is illustrated in this superbly produced Address Book. Nearly 50 images by master-photographer Peter Hendrie make this book as decorative as it is useful, an ideal gift and a perfect memento of one of the most beautiful parts of Britain.
An Exmoor PanoramaAn Exmoor Panorama - £24.99
From his base at the heart of the Moor, international-award-winning photographer Peter Hendrie has spent years capturing Exmoor in its many moods. But now, uniquely, he presents his vision in a series of stunning images in large-scale panoramic format. The depth and quality of each picture is realized superbly in this mouth-watering volume, perhaps the most stunning ever to appear on this incomparable place.
Perfect ExmoorPerfect Exmoor - £14.99
In this sumptuous book, expert locally-based photographer Neville Stanikk has gathered together an unashamedly romantic and dramatic selection of over 140 stunning colour photographs to show Exmoor at its perfect best.
 
 
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