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"The rolling English road..." By Stuart Millson - Daphne Du Maurier Literary Festival
by The Editor
“The rolling English road…”, a talk given by Stuart Millson at Fowey Town Hall as part of the 2007 Daphne Du Maurier Literary Festival. The landscapes of the British Isles, the British character, or indeed the variety of British characters which you will find if you travel from Cornwall to Caledonia, have provided endless material for novelists, essayists, poets and observers of the social scene, from – most notably in the 1930s, Sir John Betjeman and H.V. Morton, to an altogether different view of England in the form of George Orwell’s accounts of urban grime and squalor, and the North Country sketches of J.B. Priestley’s English Journey.