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Hammond Innes, a great writer.
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Ralph Hammond Innes (15 July 1913 - 10 June 1998) was a British novelist who wrote over 30 novels, as well as children's and travel books. He was married to fellow author and actress Dorothy Mary Lang in 1937 who died before him, in 1989. He was awarded a C.B.E. (Commander, Order of the British Empire) in 1978.

Unusually for the thriller genre, Innes' protagonists were often not "heroes" in the typical sense, but ordinary men suddenly thrust into extreme situations by circumstance. Often, this involved being placed in a hostile environment (the Arctic, the open sea, deserts), or unwittingly becoming involved in a larger conflict or conspiracy. The protagonist generally is forced to rely on his own wits and making best use of limited resources, rather than the weapons and gadgetry commonly used by thriller writers. My own favorite's were: Campbell's Kingdom, The land that god gave to Cain & Maddon's Rock. These are now also, audiobooks & Campbell's kingdom, was made into a film.

Ralph Hammond Innes, writer: born Horsham, Sussex 15 July 1913; CBE 1978; married 1937 Dorothy Lang (died 1989); died Kersey, Suffolk 10 June 1998. They are both buried in the nearby churchyard.

I recently paid a visit,to Kersey - here are some photos I took.
Some scenes from the film: Witchfinder general, were shot near to Ayres end.

VIDEO: From the Anglian film archive, Hammond Innes & his wife in Kersey, very interesting.

Video: Annika Rice & Treasure hunt - an episode that starts in Kersey.

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Kersey's Famous ford watersplash.
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Ayres End, the home for Ralph for many years
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The view of beautiful Kersey, from the churchyard.
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The Graves. Ralph, on the left, his wife in the middle & her mother on the right.
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Closer detail, of Ralph & his wife: Dorothy's gravestones.