The pre-war adventures of Crosbie Garstin, with David Tovey

The poet and novelist Crosbie Garstin led an extraordinarily adventurous life overseas pre-1914. Whilst he did not make the fortune he craved, he returned with a wealth of experiences and anecdotes which he used in his work, including the Penhale trilogy. David Tovey, a leading Cornish art historian, has just

The pre-war adventures of Crosbie Garstin, with David Tovey

DETAILS

Venue: Penlee Coach House

The poet and novelist Crosbie Garstin led an extraordinarily adventurous life overseas pre-1914. Whilst he did not make the fortune he craved, he returned with a wealth of experiences and anecdotes which he used in his work, including the Penhale trilogy. David Tovey, a leading Cornish art historian, has just published The Witty Vagabond, a new biography, and will be talking about Garstin’s adventures.

David Tovey at Penzance Litfest 2017

Related books

Established in 2010, Penzance Literary Festival has grown into one of the UK's favourite festivals for authors and visitors.

Get in touch...

Sign up for our newsletter or email us at info@pzlitfest.co.uk

Sign up to our newsletter


www.feastcornwall.org
You can support Penzance Litfest through a PayPal donation. All funds raised help us to deliver a successful event for the community.