“The ancient Cornish language lies like a buried city under our feet – we pass to and fro above it, but heed it not in the hustle of our everyday life.” John Bellow, 1861
‘On the Cornish language’ – a paper for the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society.
A compulsive international story that starts with a British actress’s love affair in the late Twenties with a royal prince, then the world’s most eligible bachelor. From there, Frederic Mullally’s longest and most imaginative novel takes the reader first to New Providence Island, then to Bronxville to observe the blooming of the two singular daughters from childhood to womanhood.
A humorous detective-style caper set in an alternative version of the present day, where Cornwall is very prosperous, the Cornish language spoken around the world, and, of particular relevance to the story, cows are transported into Cornwall for short periods to qualify their milk as Cornish.
W H Canaway
The story of Sammy is an odyssey of innocent fortitude. As he inched along, he took up with a succession of companions, among them a Syrian trader, a band of pilgrims, an American lady, an Italian press correspondent looking for a story.
McQaid is a sword - and occasionally dagger - for hire in the turbulent Highlands, as disillusionment grows against the Hanoverian regime. On a fine summer night in 1745 he is summoned to the bedside of the dying laird of Auchlour and commissioned on the most secret errand of his life ...
A fairytale thriller by Frank Dickens
Maverick British agent Simon Waggoner is ‘sprung’ from a Russian labour camp by feared Police Chief Major Igor Mikulitsin to investigate why a thousand of the world’s richest people are invited to take a secret sea trip.
The Hunter and the Horns tells of an English schoolteacher who is stranded in this bizarre world of the East and his peculiar fascination for the oryx. To the Arabs, this graceful animal is a prized symbol of manhood, and through his personal failures the Englishman comes to identify his own future with its fate.
"....a little masterpiece" DAILY TELEGRAPH - Peter Green
W H Canaway
Certainly Don Everett was not expecting such an outcome when he set out from Thailand to fly his mission of mercy - taking cholera serum to our Chinese allies. And a couple of landmines, too. When the plane was shot down and Don baled out, the landmines exploded on a native village, leaving only one survivor: a fourteen year old girl, whom Don feels bound to take with him. It’s a sort of moral obligation.