The A-Z of Curious Somerset

The A-Z of Curious Somerset: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History
Paperback Published on: 01/07/2013
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Synopsis

This book draws on the long and unique heritage of the county of Somerset, bringing to life seventy of the little known but fascinating and unusual aspects of a much-loved area. It tells of body-snatchers and bewitchment; crime and conflict; lepers and lighthouses; songs and words; heroes and villains – this is book is of and for the curious. Its accounts of larger-than-life episodes from Somerset activity, locations and people take the reader on a near-unbelievable exploration of local human behaviour and idiosyncrasy. Richly illustrated, this book is great for dipping into, but can equally be enjoyed from cover to cover.

  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780752493299
  • Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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