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

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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

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