Meet the Author: Our Q&A with Julian Lovelock – The Lutterworth Press

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 a research dissertation on Ransome’s East Anglian novels: I was drawn to them because I knew the Suffolk coast well, sailed on the Norfolk Broads, and spent three years at the University of East Anglia at Norwich. And the novels had been childhood favourites. Inevitably I was drawn into the world of…

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