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Twenty Years At St Hilary

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Reminiscences of an Anglican clergyman of St. Hilary in Cornwall.
Paperback, 225 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Truran (first published 1982)
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Ali
Apr 25, 2010 Ali rated it really liked it
What a little gem this book has turned out to be. Twenty Years at st Hilary's originally published in 1935 reissued in 2002 by Truran books - recreates a forgotten world. For over twenty years Bernard Walke was vicar of St Hilary's in Cornwall arriving there in 1913. From his sanatorium bed in the 1930's while recovering from TB, he began to write his memories of the previous 20 years. His world is one we immediatly recognise, although we were born to late to live in it. Walke's wife Annie was a ...more
Andrew Darling
Aug 27, 2012 Andrew Darling rated it really liked it
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Bernard Walke was the Vicar of St Hilary, in West Cornwall (the parish where I grew up) for 20 years in the early part of the 20th Century. He was an Anglo-Catholic, what many call 'High Church', in a part of the world where ostentation of any kind was frowned upon. Yet his parishioners loved him. He was a saintly man, the kind of cleric - I have known a number in my life - who makes me wish I could find it in myself to share his faith. This marvellous book is an account of his life in St Hilary ...more
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