Poppies at sunset taken by Shropshire and Beyond in a field in Shifnal, Shropshire, on the jacket of A. E. Housman's 'A Shropshire Lad'. A collection of 63 moving poems are published in this photographic edition, touching on the universal themes of loss, nostalgia and love. Since publication, the book has never once been out of print.
Housman's poems were popular among servicemen and women during the war when people far from home, perhaps empathetic to his feelings of nostalgia for the quiet and peace of the English countryside.
How do you to pitch your book to a publishing house? Here's one way to go about it... Clive Agran's entertaining letter to the MD at Merlin Unwin Books. We are delighted to say that we went ahead with his entertaining book of letters on a golfing theme, and have the perfect gift for anyone who loves golf or an entertaining read.
If you want to give the gift of a book for any special occasion, but maybe are not sure what to give, or short of time (we are all guilty of missing a loved ones birthday), why not give a gift card. They are issues in your chosen amount and can be emailed to the recipient after purchase.
Richard has recently returned from a trip to Botswana where he was photographing leopards. His photos speak for themselves, beautifully composed, striking and artistic. You can improve your photography skills if you hope to go on a wildlife safari, are about to set off, or are a seasoned traveller - his clear advice will be of help.
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