Hawker, his life, work and poetry are fully revealed here. Relations with his two wives and neighbours, his beliefs, and the isolation he felt through living in 'far Cornwall' are described with sympathy and humour.
'Fills a need in dealing not only with Hawker's life.' Penelope Tremayne
‘A marvellous, beautifully produced work.’ Jane Annable.
‘This sympathetic portrait of R.S. Hawker as philanthropist and poet – I enjoyed and admired Patrick Hutton’s book.’ Jessica Mann, WMN
Among early, widely praised titles from Tabb House are biographies including THE SLENDER TREE: a Life of Alice Meynell by June Badeni; also A RADICAL ARISTOCRAT: Sir William Molesworth of Pencarrow by Alison Adburgham (republished in paperback in 2007); and MUSIC IN THE AIR, the memoirs of a classical musician, Clifton Helliwell.