Spotlight on real life characters behind Arthur Ransome’s fictional Swallows


The Westmorland Gazette
Spotlight on real life characters behind Arthur Ransome’s fictional Swallows
The Westmorland Gazette
Arthur Ransome and his Russian wife Evgenia met up with Dora and Ernest and rekindled their friendship. Arthur and Ernest went off to Barrow and bought Ernest’s children two 14-feet dinghies, which were to become the catalyst for Swallows and Amazons.”.

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