Author:Murray, Walter J. C

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Copsford.

By: Murray, Walter J. C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2019.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45110

ISBN: 1912586118

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Non-fiction. First published in 1948: new nine page introduction by R. B. Russell. Also includes for the first time Murray's essay, ''Voices of Trees''.''in 1920 a young man, Walter Murray, spent a year in a derelict cottage, Copsford, working in lonely countryside among the wild animals and birds, with only a dog, Floss, for companionship. From the beginning, Murray has to fight not only the rats that infest his inhospitable house, and the elements outside, but also a loneliness that he finds soul-shatteringly oppressive. But Murray comes to delight in his simple life, despite its d... View more info