Literary traditions

“a very strange stranger it must be, who does not see charms in the immediate environs of Lyme, to make him wish to know it better.”

Jane Austen, Persuasion

I was prompted to find the above quote after spending a few moments sitting on this bench ….

… next to this sign:

… in our local gardens,

looking at this view …

It made me think about the tradition of literary greats we have, who’ve written from, about, or inspired by the South West. More on those in future posts.


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