Cornish Biographies

There are thoughtful Cornish biographies of a number of people. We’ve chosen the following, including Daphne du Maurier, John Betjemen and Rick Stein. Great contrasts! Rick Stein: Under a Mackerel Sky Rick Stein’s childhood in 1950s rural Oxfordshire and North Cornwall was idyllic. His parents were charming and gregarious, their…

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History, Heritage and Factual Books set in Cornwall

The Little Book of Cornwall A compendium of fascinating information about Cornwall past and present, this book contains a plethora of entertaining facts about the county’s famous and occasionally infamous men and women, its towns and countryside, history, natural history, literary, artistic and sporting achievements, agriculture, transport, industry and royal…

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Whodunnits and Crime Novels set in Cornwall

Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Inspector Linley and and Inspector Adam Dalgleish all feature in whodunnits and crime novels set in Cornwall, along with The Light House by PD James and The Cornish Mysteries. The Cove: A Summer Suspense Mystery (The Summer Suspense Mysteries Book 1), by L. J. Ross THE PERFECT…

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Cornwall in Classic Literature

The Daphne Du Maurier novels and the Poldark series of novels are hugely popular examples of Cornwall in classic literature. Browse below for your choice. The Daphne Du Maurier novels, including Rebecca, Jamaica Inn and Frenchman’s Creek Set in Cornwall, the Daphne Du Maurier novels are beautfully written and full…

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Modern Novels, Romantic Fiction, Historical Novels and Holiday Reads set in Cornwall

Below you will find modern novels, travelogues, romantic fiction, historical novels and holiday reads all set in Cornwall. Just browse and see what you would like, then click on the book to place an order. There are separate pages featuring Classic Literature, such as the Daphne du Maurier novels and…

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Cornwall in Books

Whether you are planning a holiday in Cornwall or you live in Cornwall, this is where you can find your own Cornwall in Books – guide books and maps, whodunnits and crime novels, modern and historical novels, classic literature, romantic fiction and holiday reads – all books set in Cornwall….

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