Sophie Neville has received loads of letters since the publication of her memoir, ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)‘, but we thought we’d share this lovely one from Catharine, a young fan. To see more reviews, check out Sophie Neville’s website.
The Lutterworth Press is pleased to bring you this interview with Sophie Neville, author of forthcoming The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974). At twelve, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty in the 1974 adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, which shot for seven weeks in the Lake District. Today Sophie is heavily involved… Continue reading Swallows and Amazons (1974): Interview with Sophie Neville and David Wood
Arthur Ransome: who was the author really? Sheena Grant of the East Anglian Daily Times interviews author of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome Julian Lovelock to find out… For more from Julian Lovelock, click here to read his author Q&A with us. To read reviews, extracts and to find out where… Continue reading Arthur Ransome: who was the author really?
For more from Julian Lovelock, why not click to read his Lutterworthy Q&A session? Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome is available now, click here for more details, reviews and extracts!
Here at the Lutterworth Press we recieved a positive response to our Swallows, Amazons and Coots literary competition and would like to extend our thanks to the many entries with their fascinating, fun and most importantly, Ransome-esque adventures. Every one a Lutterworthy tale we wish we could share with the rest of our readers. It… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots Competition Winner!
By Lake Falconer The publishing industry, people will tell you, is a very competitive industry. Picture a scene for me, yes I know I’m a blog post and I’m being a tad presumptuous, but humour me for a moment. A group of literature students are asked, ‘how many of you plan to go into publishing?’… Continue reading A Most Lutterworthy Internship
By Lake Falconer The lesser known haunts of the Swallows and Amazons When someone mentions Swallows and Amazons, there’s a good chance that your mind wanders off to the brooding peaks and glassy waters of the Lake District. Though the Swallows and the Amazons did spend many a happy hour in Cumbria, their other novels… Continue reading Arthur Ransome’s Other Waters
On Friday 23rd September, the Lutterworth team set sail for an Arthur Ransome adventure, featuring author Julian Lovelock, High Sheriff of Buckingham, Millie Soames and the original Titty Walker- best known as Sophie Neville- at the helm! We were delighted to have launched the hotly anticipated Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!
Here at The Lutterworth Press, we want to give you a free book. We have a crisp new signed copy of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome, by Julian Lovelock, just waiting to be sent to a good home. All you have to do is enter a simple competition and the book… Continue reading Competition Time! Win a signed copy of ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock
In the highly anticipated lead-up to the release of Swallows, Amazons and Coots later this month, we were able to catch up with author, Julian Lovelock to hear all about his motivations, interests and upcoming projects! 1. What inspired you to write Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome? It began life as… Continue reading Meet the Author: Our Q&A with Julian Lovelock