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Twenty Years at St Hilary by Bernard Walke

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Twenty Years at St Hilary is the autobiographical account of Bernard Walke's life as the Vicar of St Hilary in West Cornwall. He arrived in 1913 and the book tells the story of his time there. It covers his Christmas Plays in the 1920s being one of the first outside broadcasts made by the then British Broadcasting Company; his friendships with the Newlyn School artists; association with many of the leading literary and cultural figures of the day including Bernard Shaw, Compton Mackenzie and Roger Fry; the local farming community and the conflict that his Anglo Catholicism brought to St Hilary Church and himself.

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