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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 23 cm. Francis Pryor has lived in, excavated, farmed, walked and loved the Fens country for more than forty years - its levels and drains, its soaring churches, its magnificent medieval buildings.
Interweaving personal experience and passion, the graft and grime of the dig, and lyrical evocations of place, he offers a unique portrait of a neglected but remarkable area of England/5. Edward Storey has 21 books on Portrait of the Fen country book with 25 ratings. Edward Storey’s most popular book is The Winter Fens.
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'[Francis Pryor] interweaves his own personal experiences, the graft and grime of the dig and lyrical evocations of place, offering a unique portrait of a sometimes neglected but /5(55). The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, is a coastal plain in eastern natural marshy region supported a rich ecology and numerous species, as well as absorbing storms.
Most of the fens were drained several centuries ago, resulting in a flat, dry, low-lying agricultural region supported by a system of drainage channels and man-made rivers (dykes and drains) and Counties: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk.
The Fens retains much of its brooding, enigmatic character and those who wish to understand its unique importance can now call on an articulate and avuncular guide' Country Life. '[Francis Pryor] interweaves his own personal experiences, the graft and grime of the dig and lyrical evocations of place, offering a unique portrait of a sometimes neglected but remarkable area.
As a new book reveals the bleak beauty of the Fens, Anna Pavord journeys into Britain’s largest man-made landscape. The Fens is a place of parallel lines. There is perhaps nowhere else in England 5/5. In one of his early works Portrait of the Fen Country () he reflected upon his childhood understanding of the world as it was shaped by his fenland experience.
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