Tombs & Monuments is a moving and poignant celebration that ranges from Saxon graves to the shrine where D.H. Lawrence is buried in Taos, New Mexico and even the memorial windows in a Gloucestershire church commemorating the Rev. Awdry, creator of Thomas the Tank Engine.
There are superb photographs of the tomb of the 14th-century knight Sir John Marmion in a little parish church in Yorkshire, of T.E. Lawrence's tomb in Wareham, Dorset, of the beautiful memorial to the fallen of the First World War at Swaffham Prior in Cambridgeshire, and the strange Cadaver Tombs from the time of the Black Death, in East Anglia.
As with all Mike Harding's little books, this is a beautiful little gift book as well as an erudite monograph.
About the Author
Mike Harding is a comedian and radio broadcaster who has a weekly show on Radio 2 on folk music and presents the annual British Folk Awards. He lives in West Yorkshire.
Number Of Pages: 68
Published: 8th May 2008
Dimensions (cm): 15.9 x 16.2 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.215