Another Country invites you to take a journey into the landscape of the Lake District and discover the wonderful books it has inspired. In this exploration of the children's fiction of the area, readers can discover the details of over 150 children's books, set in the rugged fells, islanded lakes, coasts and even caves of this dramatic area. James Mackenzie tracks the stories meticulously through the landscape, enticing the reader to return to old favourites or discover new treasures. With his guidance, in reality or in imagination, readers can climb to the grim Roman setting of Hardknott Fort, visit Jeremy Fisher's tarn, pass through the rocky outcrops of the Gates of Bannerdale, and stand on the peak in Darien where a certain famous telegram was received.
Over 150 children;s stories discussed, including school stories, thrillers, family adventures, historical novels and animal stories. Authors include Arthur Ransome, Geoffrey Trease, Rosemary Sutcliff, Elsie J Oxenham and Angela Brazil.