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      
Price £12.95

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.