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Diving Belles (2012) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Along Cornwall's ancient coast, from time to time, the flotsam and jetsam of the past can become caught in the cross-currents of the present and a certain kind of magic floats to the surface... Straying husbands lured into the sea can be fetched back, for a fee. Houses creak, fill with water and keep a fretful watch on their inhabitants. And, on a windy beach, a small boy and his grandmother keep despair at bay with an old white door. In these stories, hopes, regrets and memories are entangled with catfish, wreckers' lamps and baying hounds as Cornish folklore slips into everyday life.


  • Diving Belles
  • Countless Stones
  • Of Mothers and Little People
  • Lights in Other People's Houses
  • Magpies
  • The Giant's Boneyard
  • Beachcombing
  • Notes from the House Spirits
  • The Wishing Tree
  • Blue Moon
  • Wisht
  • Some Drolls Are Like That and Some Are Like This

Original title: Diving Belles
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasySaga, Myth, and Legend
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

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Diving Belles (2012)
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Language: English

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Diving Belles (2013)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408830437
Pages: 223

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