Inspiration

Thomas Hardy

20th century: Virginia Woolf Orlando; Helen Thomas As It Was & World Without End; Stevie Smith The Holiday; Laurie Lee Cider with Rosie; Antonia White Through The Looking Glass; Colette Claudine series; Sylvia Townsend Warner Lolly Willowes; Iris Murdoch The Bell

Contemporary: Adam Thorpe Ulverton; Timothy Findley Pilgrim; AS Byatt: Possession and The Children’s Book; David Mitchell Cloud Atlas; Rose Tremain Restoration; Richard Holmes Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer; Frances Wilson The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth

Landscape & Countryside: The Horse in the Furrow George Ewart Evans; The History of the Countryside Oliver Rackham; The Gamekeeper at Home Richard Jeffries

Music: Velvet Underground; PJ Harvey White Chalk, Let England Shake; Incredible String Band: Earthspan; Les Negresses Verte Mlah; Arcade Fire; Ralph Vaughan Williams A Norfolk Rhapsody



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