We recognise that e-books are becoming increasingly common, with the advent not just of Kindles and other e-book readers, but iPads and other tablets and smartphones.

 

E-books also offer an ideal way for us to reissue our out-of-print books, and indeed as a format for new titles.

 

We have now completed the conversion of our entire publication list (twenty books) to e-books, and have issued a new title, Following in Henry Williamson's Footsteps, as an e-book only. We have additionally republished as e-books Richard Williamson's first two books, both long out-of-print: his memoir The Dawn is My Brother and the novel Capreol: The Story of a Roebuck. Richard has been the President of the Henry Williamson Society since its formation in 1980.

 

Our e-books are offered in two different file formats: as mobi files (which are Kindle compatible), and EPUB files (compatible with most, if not all, other e-book readers). Please specify which file you require when ordering, using the 'special requests' field.

 

We are investigating autodownloading of these files, but in the meantime, once an order is placed the appropriate file will be emailed to you for you to download on to your device.

 

If you have any queries, please direct them to the Online Bookshop here.

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E-books

Heart of England (e-book only)

Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.

Price: £3.50

Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer (e-book only)

Forty-five articles written for the Daily Express between 1937 and 1939 covering HW's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the move to Norfolk, the difficulties first encountered by a total beginner to farming, the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938, and the opening months of the Second World War.

Price: £3.50

Days of Wonder (e-book only)

A collection of the articles that appeared in the Daily Express between 1966 and 1971 on subjects ranging from the battles of the Somme and Vimy Ridge to the wreck of the Torrey Canyon in March 1967 and conservation issues.

Price: £3.50

Atlantic Tales (e-book only)

Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.

Price: £3.50

Indian Summer Notebook (e-book)

A selection of works from a number of scarce sources, including book introductions and contributions to anthologies and magazines; a series of articles in the Evening Standard; and significant essays on Richard Jefferies and Francis Thompson.

Price: £3.50

On the Road (e-book)

The very earliest published writings of HW, which appeared in the Weekly Dispatch between July 1920 and January 1921, during his short-lived Fleet Street career, and which include ‘The Country Week’ (short nature sketches) and ‘On the Road’ (a weekly column on the light cars of the period that offered occasionally somewhat dubious advice!).

Price: £2.50

Stumberleap, and Other Devon Writings (e-book)

A collection of nature essays and sketches of village life in Georgeham, N Devon, in the 1920s, together with powerful pieces on the First World War. Included also are some of Williamson's classic short stories, including ‘Stumberleap’, the mysterious 'Whatever Has Happened' and 'The Heller'. Illustrated with contemporary photographs.

Price: £3.50

A Clear Water Stream (e-book)

This is a newly illustrated edition of a much-loved classic of country and angling literature. Set in the first half of the 1930s, it tells of the time when the Williamson family lived at Shallowford in Devon. A two-mile stretch of fishing came with the cottage, on the River Bray, which runs through the deer park close by, and the book tells the story of Williamson's relationship with the river.

Price: £3.50

Words on the West Wind (e-book)

This selection of pieces by Henry Williamson from the literary magazine The Adelphi contains both gems and important essays that deserve resurrection, including the original ending to his celebrated classic Tarka the Otter. Also included is an essay on Williamson by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and several fragments by the talented writer James Farrar, killed in the Second World War aged just 20.

Price: £3.50

The Notebook of a Nature-lover (e-book)

An anthology originally written as a regular column for the Sunday Referee that reflects Henry Williamson’s unique ability to communicate his passion for the English countryside, whether it be observing salmon leaping in the River Bray, watching partridges in his field and a spider in its web, walking on Dartmoor and Exmoor, or tales of his young children exploring the natural world.

Price: £3.50
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