Wood and stone (1916)

Powys, John Cowper
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Somerset Somerset Studies B 823 POW
Record Number
GRN0168758
Publication Details
Date
1916
Place
Publisher
RCN
GRN0168758
Format
Hardback
Height
18cm
Number of pages
xiv, 722p
Note
The author was a descendant of the the poet William Cowper.
The author's father was vicar at Montacute, Somerset for 32 years. The village of Nevilton is based on the author's impressions of Montacute.
First line:
Midway between Glastonbury and Bridport, at the point where the eastern plains of Somersetshire merge into the western valleys of Dorsetshire, stands a prominent and noticeable hill; a hill resembling the figure of a crouching lion.