West Sussex Book Reviews
Salacious SussexBy Viv Croot: Snake River Press
A look at the seamier side of life in Sussex. Viv Croot has collected a bunch of misfits, criminals and sometime Sussex residents who were mad, bad and generally dangerous to know.
Sussex Book reviewsThere are plenty of books about West Sussex, so how do you pick which ones to read?
Our reviews of West Sussex books might give you a few pointers, picking out new and recent books about Sussex for review, as well as enthusing about a few old favourites and classics of Sussex literature.
Notable Sussex WomenBy Helena Wojtczak: Hastings Press
A thoroughly enjoyable collection of some of the most interesting women to grace West Sussex with their presence.
Although much of Notable Sussex Women seems superficially mundane, dig a little deeper into the book and you'll find some true eccentrics and their fascinating life stories.
Historic Sussex Houses of West Sussex and Their OwnersBy Viscountess Frances Wolseley: Country Books
A curious book indeed. A blue blooded tour of the notable historic houses of West Sussex in the 1920s, giving an unusual insight into some of our finest buildings and the people who lived in them eighty years ago.
The Shaping of the Sussex LandscapeBy Peter Brandon: Snake River Press
Almost every corner of Sussex has been shaped by the impact of man in some way or another. Peter Brandon's book is an ideal introduction for anyone who wants to get a better understanding of how we have made our mark on the countryside of Sussex.
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by Bob Copper
Two Sussex legends follow the same journey across Sussex, separated by eighty years. A great book full of love for Sussex.
by Peter Brandon
An intelligent heavyweight tome which traces the development of the landscape and people of Sussex over the centuries.
More reviews of books about West SussexA Tour Along the Sussex Coast
by David Arscott.
The 41 miles from Camber to Thorney Island fly by on this Sussex seaside guidebook, but the author doesn't thing too highly of Worthing or Bognor. And Brighton Marina is a "vision of hell".
101 Medieval Churches of West Sussex
by Paul Coppin.
If you're serious about the Saxon and Norman churches of West Sussex, Paul Coppin's book will add greatly to your enjoyment of Sussex's churches.
Hidden Sussex - the Villages
by Warden Swinfen and David Arscott.
A slim guidebook to some of the more idiosyncratic places in the main towns of Sussex.
The Lost Villages of Sussex
by John Vigar.
A reminder of how fleeting our existence is - Sussex villages where the people lost the will to carry on.
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