Small Talk at Wreyland

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9781528715485 - Small Talk at Wreyland - Cecil Torr
9781528715485 - Small Talk at Wreyland - Cecil Torr
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Small Talk at Wreyland

Complete Series – 1 – 4

A fascinating exploration of the history of South Devon, England in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Including anecdotes which offer insight into a vast range of social, political, and religious issues through the day-to-day life in Torr’s village, Lustleigh, located on the edge of Dartmoor.

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This vintage book contains all three parts of Cecil Torr’s 1918 work “Small Talk at Wreyland”, a fascinating exploration of the history of South Devon, England in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It contains extracts from family letters, documents, and anecdotes which offer insight into a vast range of social, political, and religious issues through the day-to-day life in his village, Lustleigh, located on the edge of Dartmoor. This wonderful, illustrated book is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of Devon and rural English life in general. Cecil Torr (1857–1928) is a British author and antiquarian. Other notable works by this author include: “Memphis and Mycenae” (1896) and “Ancient Ships” (1895).

Book Details

Author

Cecil Torr

Imprint

Read & Co. Books

ISBN

9781528715485, 9781528789196

Formats Available

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Pages

392

Publication Date

20 February 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in