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

Can't wait to get my paws on this!

The Little Book of Cornwall

Leap - The Little Book of Cornwall

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley.  Set in the Roseland Peninsular when five cousins gather at their aunt's house for their annual holiday.

one of the best books i ever read. very few capture my imagination as this Mary Wesley novel has.so when it was made into a mini series i was ecstatic.there are many more Mary Wesley novels out there,give one a try.

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 - Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787


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