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Chichester Harbour: England's Coastal Gem [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Liz Sagues
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31 Oct 2013
Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a special place of tranquillity in the crowded south of England. It is recognized nationally and internationally and is appreciated by many hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This book, which includes previously unpublished memoirs and features famous figures from King Canute to P.G. Wodehouse, draws together the myriad threads that have given the harbour and its surroundings their unique character, telling an engrossing story that stretches far into the past, present and future. It encompasses topics as varied as geological and historical tumult, the harbour's vital importance as a refuge for threatened wildlife, the change from commercial port to centre for leisure pursuits, the impact of war and the threat from climate change. Liz Sagues brings to life the people who have contributed so much to Chichester Harbour, from the saintly Saxon cleric whose practical fishing skills ended a village famine to environmentally committed twenty-first-century farmers, and from a king's favourite mistress to Olympic medal-winning sailors. The book is for those who already love the harbour - and for the many more who, as they read on, will join them. Provides a unique broad-ranging study of Chichester Harbour AONB and its close surroundings Richly illustrated with approximately 200 colour photographs Includes previously unpublished memoirs and features famous figures from Kings Canute and Harold to P.G. Wodehouse, Sir Henry Royce and Clark Gable Tours through the harbour villages and suggests walks which cover millennia in minutes and give a real taste of the harbour Written with magical, compelling style by an award-winning journalist

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd (31 Oct 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0709097611
  • ISBN-13: 978-0709097617
  • Product Dimensions: 24.9 x 19.3 x 1.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 130,228 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Richly illustrated...An engrossing story that stretches far into the past, present and future' - West Sussex Gazette

About the Author

Liz Sagues has written for the Independent, the Sunday Express and Country Life, but the major part of her journalistic career was spent as features editor and then assistant editor of the acclaimed Hampstead & Highgate Express. Twice-winner of a major international wine-writing award, Liz has sailed on Chichester Harbour for many years and since 1996 has lived close to its boundary, becoming much involved in harbour life.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Our well loved Chichester Harbour 20 Dec 2013
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Liz Sagues book is a masterpiece. I frequently sail my Hawk 20 "Ellen" in the harbour and know every creek and inlet but I still learnt so much about our lovely harbour. I especially enjoyed reading the history of the harbour from the times of the ancient Britons and then the Romans through to more modern times.
The photographs are excellent, they capture the essence of the harbour in all its moods and states of the tide. We have an abundance of wildlife and there are numerous good photos of the birds and mammals seen in the harbour.
This is a book for those who appreciate British wildlife, unspoilt scenery, coastal sailing and local history.
David Cockshoot
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5.0 out of 5 stars A gem of a book 13 Dec 2013
By Greg
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This book is a delight. It is packed full of information and anecdotes, and the author's love of Chichester Harbour and everything to do with it shines through. The fact that I live right next to the Harbour probably colours my view a little(!) but I think this is a book that anyone who loves the sea and the English countryside will enjoy and cherish. The villages, the people, the history and the present day activities in and around the Harbour are all covered in a light, straightforward style that carries the reader along on a joyful ride through this beautiful part of the south coast. Lovely!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Attractive and informative guide 3 Mar 2014
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I bought this because I live locally but don't know the area well. I shall definitely visit many of the places described. Jean Mallows
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5.0 out of 5 stars Really informative book! 12 Jan 2014
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Really informative book with local knowledge - even mentions our little sailing club!! A must have for anyone that lives around Chichester Harbour, or visits frequently.
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