When you think of Cornwall, what comes to mind? Sapphire seas? Sandy beaches? Scrumptious cream teas? These are all suitable answers but for some tourists traveling to Cornwall this summer, there is an attraction that surpasses the landscape and breathtaking scenery, and that is the world of Rosamunde Pilcher.
Born in Lelant, Pilcher spent much of her young life exploring the coves and beaches around her local area. Her adoration for her homeland fills the pages of her work.
Today her stories are beloved by Cornwall and all over the world, but most notably there is one keen market that have taken a true shine to her works.
In Germany, Rosamunde Pilcher has been turned into a household name, thanks to the highly popular television drama adaptations of her books that have become the Sunday night fixture of TV viewing.
So why are these tales so beloved? Read the full feature by Alice Dempsey in the August/ September issue of myCornwall.