“The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.”

Books About Romney Marsh

Book Icon Much has been written about Romney Marsh, its history and the people who  lived and worked here. On this page you will find infomation on over 50 books        about the Marsh, some old and some new, mostly fact but some fiction.
       Please use the index below or just scroll down the page to browse.

Index Icon Maps and Guides               Index Icon Nature          
Index Icon People                                 Index Icon Other Subjects    
Index Icon History - General                Index Icon Novels  
Index Icon History - Military                 Index Icon Search for More Books  
Index Icon Dr Syn Novels

    Editors PicksGift of the Sea

England Coast Path

Blue Line

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Paul Nash 
by Emma Chambers


Edith Nesbit
by Julia Briggs

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Book Icon History - Military

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Book Icon Dr Syn Novels

The Rev Dr Christopher Syn is the smuggler hero of a series of novels by Russell Thorndike set in and around Romney Marsh. The first book, Doctor Syn: A Smuggler Tale of Romney Marsh was published in 1915. The story idea came from smuggling in the 18th century Romney Marsh, where brandy and tobacco were brought in at night by boat from France to avoid high tax. 
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Doctor Syn on the High Seas
by Russell Thorndike


Doctor Syn Returns
by Russell Thorndike

Book Icon Books about Nature

Book Icon Novels Set on Romney Marsh

There are many fictional stories set on Romney Marsh. These are just a small selection.

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