Published:17 Mar 2022
Plunged off a cliff. This is the forgotten history of Britain’s lost cities, ghost towns and vanished villages: our shadowlands. ‘A beautiful book, truly original .
. . It is a marvellous achievement.’IAN MORTIMER, author of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England’Well researched, beautifully written and packed with interesting detail.’CLAIRE TOMALIN’An exquisitely written, moving and elegiac exploration.’SUZANNAH LIPSCOMB’Consistently interesting .
. . Green’s passion and historical vision bursts from the page, summoning up the past in surround sound and sensual prose.’CAL FLYN, THE TIMES (author of Islands of Abandonment)Britain’s landscape is scarred with haunting and romantic remains; these shadowlands that were once filled with life are now just spectral echoes.