The Picts And The Martyrs
Ref: 3112
Series: Swallows & Amazons - book 11 of 13
Published: 1943
Publisher: Jonathan Cape

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The Picts and the Martyrs
1943 children's book by Arthur Ransome

The Picts and the Martyrs is the eleventh book in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published in 1943. This is the last completed book set in the Lake District and features the Blackett sisters, the Amazons and the Callum siblings, Dick and Dorothea, known as the Ds. Ransome's most native character, the Great Aunt also features prominently as do many aspects of Lakeland life. The Dog's Home is based on a small stone hut built in the woods above Coniston Water close to Ransome's then residence.

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