Books

Read through the Ramsbury Raven’s book reviews, and discover our best rated fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.

Wonderful Things My mummy is lying in a cold and dusty chamber. Not my mother but my dried out, dead body all wrapped in bandages. I've been here for over 3,000 years and I am very lonely and bored. When they first put me in here it was very exciting. I heard people crying, the priests praying to Anubis, and musicians...
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BLACK DARRELL - A Ramsbury Ghost Story All the kids at school were talking about the ghost story. They said if you counted all 100 nails on the church door at midnight, the ghost of “Black Darrell” would rise up and get you.  Tom didn’t believe a word of it but when he told everyone ghosts didn’t exist, they dared him...
A lovely peaceful poem read by Josie (then aged 5) after a visit to Adlestrop on a beautiful Spring day. Adlestrop (1917)By Edward Thomas Yes. I remember Adlestrop—The name, because one afternoonOf heat the express-train drew up thereUnwontedly. It was late June. The steam hissed. Someone cleared his...

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