Victor Bonham-Carter

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Victor Bonham-Carter (13 December 1913 – 13 March 2007) was an English author, farmer and publisher.[1] He was the son of General Sir Charles Bonham-Carter, who was Governor of Malta (1936-1940).

Works[edit]

  • The English Village (1952)
  • Exploring Parish Churches (1959)
  • Farming the Land (1959)
  • In a Liberal Tradition (1960)
  • Soldier True: the life and times of Field-Marshal Sir William Robertson (1965), published in America as The Strategy of Victory 1914-1918
  • Surgeon in the Crimea (1969; collection of letters by George Lawson during the Crimean War)
  • The Survival of the English Countryside (1971)
  • Authors by Profession: Volume One (1978)
  • Authors by Profession: Volume Two (1984)
  • Exmoor Writers (1987)
  • The Essence of Exmoor (1991)
  • What Countryman, Sir? (1996; autobiography)
  • A Filthy Barren Ground (1998; edited letters of Rev William Thornton)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Obituary: Victor Bonham-Carter, The Daily Telegraph (20 March 2007).