A warm-hearted, feel-good, laugh-out-loud funny story by a terrific natural writer. This is the second instalment of Tessa Hainsworth’s escape from the rat-race with her actor husband to a Cornish seaside town.
Written when Hemingway returned from his 1953 safari, and edited by his son Patrick, True at First Light is a rich blend of autobiography and fiction, a breathtaking final work from one of this century's most beloved and important writers.
A humorous journey around Britain discovering the history of the eccentrics, crackpots and visionaries who have tried to measure and predict the weather, meeting people obsessed with the weather today and trying to define the effect of the weather on our national character.
A warm-hearted, feel-good, laugh-out-loud funny story by a terrific natural writer. This is the account of Tessa Hainsworth’s escape from the rat-race with her actor husband and her first year as a postie in a Cornish seaside town.