Hawker, his life, work and poetry are fully revealed here. Relations with his two wives and neighbours, his beliefs, and the isolation he felt through living in ‘far Cornwall’ are described with sympathy and humour.
Appendix containing poems not given in full in the main text. References. Bibliography. Index.
‘Fills a need in dealing not only with Hawker`s life. A fascinating read.’ Penelope Tremayne
‘This excellent study of a Victorian priest….Parson Hawker is no less entertaining than before but he is many times more interesting.’ Church Times