Village That Died for England : The Strange Story of Tyneham, Paperback Book

Village That Died for England : The Strange Story of Tyneham Paperback


Tyneham is the archetypal "lost village": a Dorset hamlet in a beautiful valley, evacuated to make a training area during World War II and never returned to its inhabitants despite Churchill's pledge of restitution.

It has lurked in the national imagination ever since; the symbol of a vanished England.

This study is a subtle parable about the politics of landscape and a masterpiece of English irony.

The Faber edition has been revised to take into account material that has come to light and includes many additional illustrations.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780571214419



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