Books inspired by Cornwall

Cornwall and St Ives itself have inspired many a budding writer to put pen to paper. Here we have created a selection of recommended reads to give you a flavour for our wonderful County. www.carbisbayholidays.co.uk
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The Great Cornish Food Book - A wonderful book full of scrumptious Cornish recipes.

The Great Cornish Food Book - Cornish food book in paperback - Cornish recipes, Cornish fish recipes, recipes by Cornwall Chefs - Great Cornwall recipe book

The Minack Chronicles by Derek and Jeannie Tangye.  The story of the authors, a young couple who became pioneers in the search for a simpler, more fulfilling lifestyle.

The Minack Chronicles by Derek and Jeannie Tangye. The story of the authors, a young couple who became pioneers in the search for a simpler, more fulfilling lifestyle.

Zennor in Darkness by Helen Dunmore.  It is May 1917, and the war in France is going badly. The young men of St Ives and Zennor in Cornwall are being conscripted. The atmosphere is tense with suspicion and fear, as German U boats hunt British convoys along the coastline in a highly successful assault on incoming food supplies.  Recommended by Keith Mason via Facebook.

Helen Dunmore - Orange Prize winner, The Siege. Writer of fiction, poetry, short stories, childrens literature.

To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf.  Based on memories of Virginia's childhood holidays in St Ives, this illustrated version shows turn of the century imagery of St Ives and the surrounding area of Cornwall.

Books Set In & Inspired By Cornwall: To The Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf). Based on memories of Virginia's childhood holidays in St Ives. this illustrated version shows turn of the century imagery of St. Ives and the surrounding area of Cornwall.

Can't wait to get my paws on this! "Porthminster Beach Cafe Cookbook"

Can't wait to get my paws on this!

Winston Graham writes the fantastic Poldark series.  This is the first one to get you hooked.  Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787

Winston Graham writes the fantastic Poldark series. This is the first one to get you hooked. Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787

The Little Book of Cornwall

Leap - The Little Book of Cornwall

Daughters Of The Moon by Susan Sallis is set in and around Mousehole and Newlyn.

Daughters Of The Moon by Susan Sallis is set in and around Mousehole and Newlyn.

Home to Roost: Putting Down Roots in Cornwall by Tessa Hainsworth

Books Set In & Inspired By Cornwall: Home to Roost (Putting Down Roots In Cornwall). by Tessa Hainsworth.

Daphne Du Maurier's first novel.  A story set in the fictitious town of Plyn. It concerns the lives of Cornish boat builders. It was apparently this book that brought Daphne and her future husband together. Major Tommy ('Boy') Browning was so moved by the book that he sailed to Fowey to meet the author.

Books Set In & Inspired By Cornwall: Loving Spirit (Daphne Du Maurier).

Seagulls in the Attic by Tessa Hainsworth

Books Set In & Inspired By Cornwall: Seagulls In The Attic.

Summer Visitors by Susan Sallis.  Madge fell in love with the Cornish Sea and St Ives when she was just four years old.  Will she eventually become more than just a visitor?

Summer Visitors by Susan Sallis. Madge fell in love with the Cornish Sea and St Ives when she was just four years old. Will she eventually become more than just a visitor?

Up With the Larks: Starting Again in Cornwall by Tessa Hainsworth

Up With the Larks: Starting Again in Cornwall by Tessa Hainsworth

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