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Romance in Cornwall

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Blog, Cornwall | 3 comments

Romance in Cornwall

Looking for romance? Writers don’t have to go far to find it in Cornwall—at least not the literary kind. Rocky coasts, heroic characters, unrequited love—nature, intense emotion and elevating personal experience—these are the not-so-secret romantic ingredients in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction, ingredients that Cornwall supplies in an abundance that is, quite literally, legendary. Right. Flash back to the 12th Century and one of the Western world’s most popular romantic tales. The origins of the story of Tristan and Iseult are debatable, but whatever the designated source, much of the action is centered in Cornwall. It is King Mark of Cornwall who...

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