The Newnes editions are the core of the Lone Pine series - and the lack of matching
volumes of the later books in the series prompted Richard to plan a Newnes version of
the only one which had suffered the ignominy of being first published as a paperback.
This is the result.
The book sits at home with the Newnes hardbacks and the new wrapper is designed to
complement those of the earlier books. Anne Proctor has painted Seven White
Gates Farm - using Saville's home, Westend Farm, at the time of the first Lone Pine books as the model.
In October 2006 Richard published a completely new book, Little Light
by Sam Young, a Lone Pine enthusiast.|
The story is stimulated by an affection for the characters Malcolm Saville invented and the settings in Sussex and in Shropshire
of the Children's books. However this is a modern day adult story of characters whose lives seem mixed with the old fiction,
but take the reader into a different world.
It is not a continuation of the series, and the rather misleading label 'A New Lone Pine Story' was removed from the wrapper as
soon as it was discovered to have been misleading to those wanting a continuation story.
The rather sombre, atmospheric dustwrapper by Anne Proctor shows another of the book's settings - a gloomy London.
This was followed in December 2006 by a reprint of Saville's Treasure at the Mill
with all Harry Pettit's drawings and original dustwrapper.
An appendix adds the credits, and notes about the film, from discussions with family members and a comparison between book and film. The rear flap has four stills from the film.
Home to Witchend Malcolm Saville 2005
Treasure at the Mill Malcolm Saville 2006
Little Light Sam Young 2006
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