By Tom Cox
It includes owls, badgers, ponies, beavers, otters, bats, bees, scarecrows, canine, ghosts, Tom’s loud and excitable dad and, sure, even a number of cats. It’s packed with Devon’s neighborhood folklore – the traditional sort, and the typical sort – and provincial areas and small issues. yet what emerges from this concentrate on the small are issues which are broader and larger and extra definitive.
The book’s language is colloquial and straightforward and its 11 chapters are discursive and wide-ranging, rambling even. the texture of the booklet has much in universal with the rustic walks Tom Cox was once on while he composed a lot of it: it’s bewitched via clean air, intrepid in minor methods, haunted via climate and previous tales and the spooky edges of the outside, stressed, occasionally silly, and liable to a number of detours... however it regularly reaches its meant destination.
The publication is illustrated with Tom’s personal panorama images and linocuts via his mother.
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