From Kingsley to Wodehouse!

Discover Charles Kingsley and moreā€¦On Our Shelves! Over the years we have discovered several varied and fascinating connections in the North Devon area. A series of these starts with the man who was born 200 years ago today. On the shelves dedicated to local authors you will discover Mr Kingsley sitting right next to a …

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Discover Rudyard Kipling…On Our Shelves!

The writer of one of the Nation's favourite poems, If, celebrates his 150 birthday today, but what many people may not know is that there is a local connection with the writer and poet Rudyard Kipling. Born in India in 1865, Kipling was sent to school in England, firstly in Southsea and at the age …