– the fascinating story of the many artists and writers who
have lived, at least for a while, on Kent’s Isle of Thanet, and found inspiration there.
Famously celebrated by Turner and Dickens, the isle, comprising Margate, Broadstairs,
Ramsgate, Birchington and their surrounding villages, has been home to a galaxy of
creative stars. CREATIVE COAST, in large format and in colour, includes: ART – George
Morland, JMW Turner, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, James Tissot, Vincent Van Gogh, Solomon
Joseph Solomon, Louis Wain, Walter Sickert, Christopher Alexander. LITERATURE – Samuel
Taylor Coleridge, Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Edwin J Brett, Baroness Orczy, John
Buchan, Frank Richard, T S Eliot, Dennis Wheatley.
“The reader of Richard Lewis’ scholarly researched and
amply illustrated book can navigate through so many delightful connections to the arts
that exist in this fertile corner of Kent.”
Arnold Schwartzman OBE, RDI, FRSA, Oscar-winning film director,
graphic designer and author.
Available at £14.99 from Number 3, York Street, Broadstairs; Dickens Museum,
Broadstairs; Waterstones (Westwood Cross, Broadstairs and Canterbury); Visitor
Information Centre, Margate; Lovelys Gallery, Cliftonville, Margate; Margate Bookshop,
Margate; Michael's Bookshop, King Street, Ramsgate; Book Bodega, Harbour Street,
Ramsgate; York Street Gallery, Ramsgate; online
Waterstones.com and Amazon.co.uk
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