A stunning slice of a time past – set against the rolling Sussex hills of the early 1960s. Jan Edwards’s prize-winning Sussex Tales runs a witty and thought provoking gamut of village events and its more curious characters. From fanged ferrets to bulls in lead masks; ancient hand grenades to exploding ginger beer; cricketing dogs to wassailing orchards – Sussex Tales weaves traditional country wines, recipes, folklore and Sussex dialect into these natural tales of living a farming childhood in the vanished world of 1950s and 60s rural life.
Sussex Tales is a rural romp in the grandest tradition of Darling Buds of May with just a hint of Cold Comfort Farm. My Uncle Silas meets Miss Read.
E-Arcs of Sussex Tales are now available. Expected publication date October/November 2014