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Maxwell's Ghost: Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell's Camusfearna By Richard Frere

Maxwell's Ghost: Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell's Camusfearna
by Richard Frere

First published in 1976, this classic account of the life and achievements of a man whose work and beliefs have attained an almost mythic status, is written by one of his closest friends - also his business manager - and is a grittily honest portrait of Gavin Maxwell, the author of Ring of Bright Water.
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Maxwell's Ghost: Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell's Camusfearna Summary


Gavin Maxwell's "Ring of Bright Water" is one of the most famous books of natural history of the 20th century. Yet the man remains a fascinating and enduring enigma. This is a personal and sympathetic look at an extraordinary man during his last tumultuous years by one of his closest friends and his business manager. The title refers to the physical resemblance between the two men and the book aims to provide an honest portrait of Maxwell through the destruction of Camusfearna to his final acceptance of the inevitability of death.

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Sku
GOR001926741
Title
Maxwell's Ghost: Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell's Camusfearna
Author
Condition
Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Birlinn General
Year published
Number of pages
252
ISBN 10
1841580031
ISBN 13
9781841580036
Prizes
N/A
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.