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Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

Tamsin Treverton-Jones

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Hodder & Stoughton
10 October 2017
Memoirs; Weather
The Great Storm of 1987 is etched firmly into the national memory. Everyone who was there that night remembers how hurricane force winds struck southern Britain without warning, claiming eighteen lives, uprooting more than fifteen million trees and reshaping the landscape for future generations. Thirty years on, the discovery of an old photograph inspires the author to make a journey into that landscape: weaving her own memories and personal experiences with those of fishermen and lighthouse keepers, rough sleepers and refugees, she creates a unique portrait of this extraordinary event and a moving exploration of legacy and loss.
By:   Tamsin Treverton-Jones
Imprint:   Hodder & Stoughton
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 242mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   480g
ISBN:   9781473656987
ISBN 10:   1473656982
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   10 October 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tamsin Treverton Jones is a writer and poet. She studied French at Bristol University and went on to be Head of Press at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court Theatre and Bath Literature Festival. She has produced and presented features for radio, programmed literary events for digital broadcast and published two oral histories for The History Press.

Reviews for Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

A poignant reminder that Britain can at times be subject to the dark forces of nature. * Cotswold Life * This meticulously researched and absorbing account... uncovers stories we may have not heard before... Beautifully written - you can almost feel the wind blowing through the pages. * Bath Magazine *


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