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Bookends of Fowey

4 South Street, Fowey PL23 1AR, England
+44 1726 833361
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A Treasure Trove

Had a great conversation about the Winston Graham set of twelve Poldark novels with the very well... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
zagatov12
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Fantastic small but brilliantly stocked indie bookshop

This is a real oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Fowey despite being right in the heart of... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
LadyR75
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4 South Street, Fowey PL23 1AR, England
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a great conversation about the Winston Graham set of twelve Poldark novels with the very well informed assistant here. I came away with a couple. It's a treasure trove of local books as well as offering a very fair selection of other works. Many...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a real oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Fowey despite being right in the heart of the town. It's stocked with a brilliant range of books, yes biased towards Cornwall and Cornish authors but surely that's welcome & kind of the...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I loved second hand bookshops and so popped in to browse leaving hubby outside. The proprietor was chatting to someone, I didn't really listen but I got the impression it was local gossip. I perused the shelves looking for my favourite - cookbooks. I couldn't...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

Bookends of Fowey encapsulates all that is unique and valuable about independent bookshops; knowledgeable owners who are passionate about books and can give recommendations, a specialist range of stock rather than generic bestsellers. Local interests are a speciality; Daphne du Maurier of course but also...More

2  Thank Laura W
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

A great place to pop into when you're in Fowey. They have a good selection of out of print books on numerous subjects. I was particularly interested in their selection of books on local smuggling and piracy. Lovely staff too. Highly recommended.

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CornwallDave62, Owner at Bookends of Fowey, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

So glad you enjoyed our shop, we try to have as much about Cornwall, Smuggling and Cornish authors.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

The stock is weighted towards local interest which is great if, like me, you like your holiday reading to reflect where you are. I'd never read du Maurier and after a helpful conversation the bookseller and I settled on 'My Cousin Rachel' which I'm enjoying....More

1  Thank ScotchLondon
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CornwallDave62, Owner at Bookends of Fowey, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Pleased to have helped you find Daphne, she is our favourite.

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Reviewed April 7, 2016

Local books - good if you have forgotten to bring something to read. Local fiction and guides. Good to spend an idle half an hour browsing and much more fun than the tourist shops around it.

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Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely book shop. Lovely selection for most tastes and a great price on art supplies which was a pleasant surprise.

Thank Michele K
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Reviewed September 4, 2015

Lovely shop for a browse but be warned you will definitely find something to buy!! We found a rare copy of something we had wanted for a long time.

Thank hilary h
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