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Rocks and Rain, Reason and Romance


The story of the Lake District, England's most dramatic landscape. Home to vistas of stunning beauty and a rich heritage, the Lake District is an area of England that fascinates, inspires and has bewitched David Howe for a lifetime.

With passion and an endless curiosity, he reveals how half a billion years of shifting ice, violent volcanoes and (of course) falling rain have shaped the lakes and fells that have fired the imaginations of the great sons and daughters of the area, the artists, poets and scientists. He shows that Lakeland is a seamless web where lives and landscape weave together, where the ancient countryside has created a unique local history: of farming and mining, of tightknit communities, of a resilient and proud people.

The Lake District is a place of rocks and rain, reason and romance, wonder and curiosity. And this book celebrates it all: the very character of Cumbria.

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Cordee Code: CNR036
No of Pages: 304
Page Size: 210 x 196 mm
ISBN 10: 1912235358
ISBN 13: 9781912235353
Publisher: Saraband
Published Date: March 2019
Edition: PB: Mar 2019
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: Colour Photographs
Weight: 231g

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