A charming collection of local legends and tales from West Country treasure Johnny Kingdom.
Johnny Kingdom is the embodiment of the West Country. Having lived his whole life in the same area near Exmoor as his father and his father before him, there are few people who know this corner of the world better.
In West Country Tales, Johnny regales us with captivating stories from his beloved West Country. From well-known local myths such as the infamous Beast of Exmoor to many more humorous anecdotes of Johnny’s own forbears and friends, this is a charming collection of stories and legends from a local treasure.
“Johnny Kingdom has rustic England coursing through his veins. He is the spirit of Exmoor in all its bluff, breezy essentials”
“Kingdom's enthusiasm and eccentricity pull you along”
“Johnny Kingdom... might yet become a hero of our times”
“A delightful collection of reminiscences... in Johnny's inimitable bucolic style”
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