Cornwall's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true stories

Cornwall's Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true stories

by Peter Grego

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Overview

Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Cornwall, or as it is sometimes obscurely referred to, Merry Jack. Though this isnt the usual side of the county the tourists, travellers and residents see. This is the real Cornwall, the strange and twisted nooks and crannies of the countys bizarre history past, present and future. Following on from the bestselling Portico Strangest titles now comes a book devoted to Englands gloriously coastal, yet most haunted, region. Located in the toes of the outstretched legs of Britains old man, Cornwall is a county with more strangeness than you can shake a Cornish pasty at. Cornwall is an area of outstanding natural beauty, as well as outstanding strangness from ye olde tales of plundering pirates to foulish ghosts drinking in local pubs right through to the most famous of all myths the bizarre beast that forever stalks Bodmin Moor. Spooky. Cornwalls Strangest Tales is a treasure trove of the hilarious, the odd and the baffling an alternative travel guide to some of the countys best-kept secrets. Read on, if you dare! You have been warned. Word count: 35,000

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909396432
Publisher: Pavilion Books, Limited
Publication date: 07/15/2013
Series: Strangest
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter Grego is a Cornish author, specializing in astronomy and local history. He lives in St Dennis, a village in the Clay Country. From this location he likes to explore the cultural, historical, archaeological and geographical landscape of this remarkable county. Peter was consultant for Philips on their 'Great Atlas of the World' and 'Universal Atlas of the World'. His work has featured in numerous other books.

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