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GATES OF PARADISE, THE by Beryl Kingston

GATES OF PARADISE, THE
by Beryl Kingston

Famous poet, engraver and illustrator, William Blake lived for 3 years in Felpham, Sussex, before he was tried for sedition in 1803, after which he returned to London and died in 1827. After 50 years, biographer Alexander Gilchrist arrives Felpham to research the poet's life. But the locals at The Fox Inn are hostile to his questions about Blake.
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GATES OF PARADISE, THE Summary


'My dearest Annie, I do believe I've stumbled upon a mystery concerning our William Blake...' Famous poet, engraver and illustrator, William Blake lived for three years in rural Felpham, Sussex, before he was dramatically tried for sedition in 1803, after which he returned to London, where he died in 1827. Fifty years on from Blake's residency in Felpham, biographer Alexander Gilchrist arrives in the village to research the poet's life. But why are the locals at The Fox Inn so hostile to his questions about Blake's court trial? Beryl Kingston's touching story of Alexander's search for the truth, and Blake's life in Sussex evokes the beauty of South East England and illuminates the life of a well-loved poet.

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Sku
GOR000998383
Title
GATES OF PARADISE, THE
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Allison & Busby
Year published
Number of pages
365
ISBN 10
074908071X
ISBN 13
9780749080716
Prizes
N/A
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