THE LOOE ISLAND STORY

by Mike Dunn

The Looe Island Story is the first fully illustrated history of Cornwall’s most beautiful and mysterious island. Once part of a monastic settlement, St. George’s or Looe Island is today owned by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Author Mike Dunn traces its history from earliest times, describing its inhabitants and their smuggling activities in the 18th and 19th centuries as well as the famous Atkins sisters who owned it for many years until recently. The island receives many visitors who come to enjoy its unique setting and historic past.

Paperback 112 pages, illustrated
ISBN 0954913728

Reviews of THE LOOE ISLAND STORY - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ST. GEORGE'S ISLAND

"Fascinating fact and legend combine in Looe Island story." Cornish Times

"An entertaining history of an obscure British island." Your Family Tree

"A delightful piece of local history." This England

"A book that just asks to be picked up and looked at because it is so attractive." CFHS Journal

"Helped me enormously with the island's past and in particular with its rich religious significance and smuggling history" Judy Finnigan: I Do Not Sleep

 

 

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