The Sea for Breakfast
The Sea for Breakfast. Lillian Comber wrote fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children under the pseudonym Lillian Beckwith. She is best known for her series of comic novels based on her time living on a croft in the Scottish Hebrides. Beckwith was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in 1916, where her father ran a grocery shop. The shop provided the background for her memoir About My Father’s Business, a child’s eye view of a 1920s family. She moved to the Isle of Skye with her husband in 1942, and began writing fiction after moving to the Isle of Man with her family twenty years later.
Published April 28th 1969 by Ulverscroft Large Print Books, Ltd. Hardcover, 362 pages. Author(s): Lillian Beckwith. ISBN: 0854566481 (ISBN13: 9780854566488).
Lillian Beckwith (Lillian Comber) was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in 1916
Lillian Beckwith (Lillian Comber) was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in 1916. She went to live in the Hebrides before the Second World War and stayed there for nearly twenty years, living first on Elgol, Isle of Skye, and later on the nearby and smaller Isle of Soay. Her hilarious initiation into crofting life is captured in the heart warming book 'The Hills is Lonely'. She acquired her own cottage, and living and working on her own croft gave rise to a series of magical Hebridean books such as 'The Sea For Breakfast'
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Lillian Beckwith takes her experiences of moving to a croft of her own . It would be very difficult not to enjoy The Sea for Breakfast. She is best known for her series of comic novels based on her time living on a croft in the Scottish Hebrides
Lillian Beckwith takes her experiences of moving to a croft of her own, and uses them as the basis of these comic adventures, once again set on the island of Bruach. Adapting to a totally different way of life provides many excuses for humour. for the charm and simplicity of its writing, not to mention the wonderful, warm people who inhabit its covers’ Scotsman.