Anglais The A-Z of Curious Devon

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The lifestyles of the people of Devon have traditionally been as diverse as its spectacular scenery. Little wonder then, that the county's curious stories are so numerous and so varied. A train trapped in a giant snow drift in Devon's worst blizzard; ancient Phoenician myths from Hartland; the Devon origins of British banking; Lapford's murderous parson; Exeter FC's game against the Brazil; the strange origins of well-known sayings; Devon's ill-fated involvement in D-Day at Slapton Sands; black magic on Dartmoor; the oldest bakery in the world in Plymouth; visitations by the Devil in South Devon; the four great fires of Crediton; architectural curiosities, witchcraft, heroes, piracy, record breakers, villains and eccentrics.

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