Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of by Tamsin Treverton Jones

By Tamsin Treverton Jones

the good typhoon of 1987 is etched firmly into the nationwide reminiscence. everybody who was once there that evening recalls how typhoon strength winds struck southern Britain abruptly, claiming eighteen lives, uprooting greater than fifteen million timber and reshaping the panorama for destiny generations. Thirty years on, the invention of an outdated photo conjures up the writer to take a trip into that panorama: weaving her personal thoughts and private reviews with these of fishermen and lighthouse keepers, tough sleepers and refugees, she creates a different portrait of this impressive occasion and a relocating exploration of legacy and loss.

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