By Tom Cox
It comprises owls, badgers, ponies, beavers, otters, bats, bees, scarecrows, canine, ghosts, Tom’s loud and excitable dad and, convinced, even a couple of cats. It’s jam-packed with Devon’s neighborhood folklore – the traditional type, and the typical variety – and provincial locations and small issues. yet what emerges from this specialize in 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 publication has much in universal with the rustic walks Tom Cox was once on while he composed a lot of it: it’s bewitched through clean air, intrepid in minor methods, haunted by way of climate and previous tales and the spooky edges of the outside, stressed, occasionally silly, and at risk of a number of detours... however it continuously reaches its meant destination.
The ebook is illustrated with Tom’s personal panorama images and linocuts via his mother.
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21st-Century Yokel by Tom Cox