The Birdman of Blatchington
This book is in paperback form with 172
pages of 15.6 x 23.4 cm portrait format
It is available from the Museum
ISBN - 978-1-4466-1585-0
The Diaries of a Victorian bird-watcher show village life in
mid-nineteenth century Sussex in intimate detail. Robert Dennis, the Rector of
East Blatchington, was fascinated by birds, and he describes landscapes that
were still half-wild - and teeming with birds.
About The Author
The son of a crime-scene investigator, Rodney Castelden
lives at Seaford and is a full-time writer. His surveys on the Cerne Giant won a
British Archaeological Award in 1996. He writes about landscape, ancient hill
figures, neolithic Britain, the bronze age Aegean and criminology. His interests
range widely across the arts and sciences, and he wrote Winfrith, a music drama,
to celebrate the Millennium at Brixworth in Northamptonshire.