Whetter at St Michaels Mount4

Dr James Whetter
at St Michaels Mount

house1

The Roseland Institute

Trelispen1a

Trelispen Caravan & Camping Park

Dr A L Rowse Poet, Historian, Lover of Cornwall

Dr A L Rowse Poet, Historian, Lover of Cornwall

A.L.Rowse has national, indeed international, renown as scholar, writer, historian, poet. But he was a Cornishman and he always retained his links with his homeland and spent his last days here. Perhaps it is only a fellow Cornishman who came from the same area and attended the same school who can provide a good understanding of his character and background. Justifiably suspicious of contemporary literati, maybe it was only to him and his like that he would have been willing to confide his beliefs. In this memoir I detail my early contacts with him, his life as he related it to me over the years, his final days. He was always true to his roots and in Cornwall in his latter years he was respected and revered, his views taken heed of and recognised as the greatest scholar the land has ever produced...
2003,  7.50

Dr A L Rowse Poet, Historian, Lover of Cornwall