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Wainwright: The Biography

Hunter Davies

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ISBN : 9780752848525
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356 pages
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Alfred Wainwrights unique hand-drawn and hand-written Pictorial Guides to the Lake District have been an inspiration to walkers for over forty years. Yet despite many bestselling books and three television series, Wainwright remained an intenselyMoreAlfred Wainwrights unique hand-drawn and hand-written Pictorial Guides to the Lake District have been an inspiration to walkers for over forty years. Yet despite many bestselling books and three television series, Wainwright remained an intensely private person.With full access to Alfred Wainwrights private letters and unpublished material, Hunter Davies reveals a man more passionate, witty and generous than readers of his guides have come to expect.His biography throws a new and surprising light on a man who has been an enigmatic and misunderstood person.Hunter Davies tells this absorbing tale with the self-effacing manner it needs. To Wainwrights many fans, it is pure nectar - Paul Johnson, Sunday Telegraph