The Magic Spring

The Magic Spring

3.61 (21 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$35.50

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


City-dweller Richard Lewis has been having a problem with his roots. Had he been born in Dublin or Marseille, he would have had a rich tapestry of traditions to draw upon. But what hope is there for a man born in Croydon? Starting with the conviction that England must have a folklore as compelling, as exotic and as beautiful as that of other places, Lewis embarks on a search for traditional roots that takes him well off the beaten track--from the humble folk clubs of the Fenlands, across the Yorkshire moors via the Morris-dancing Cotswolds. With humor and a keen eye for the quirks of humanity, Lewis dispels some of the myths about English traditions.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 0753156512
  • 9780753156513

Rating details

21 ratings
3.61 out of 5 stars
5 19% (4)
4 38% (8)
3 33% (7)
2 5% (1)
1 5% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X