The Observer magazine - Discovering A Lost Wonderland cover (6 December 1970)
The Observer magazine - Discovering A Lost Wonderland cover (6 December 1970) Fair to good condition - there is some light foxing to front cover - yellowing to pages throughout - there is small tearing at bottom of spine
FRANCES D. FRANCES - Forty years ago, Mrs Francis wrote down her childhood fantasy 'Ann in the Moon' and locked it away. Now it has come to light again, and this week we publish extracts in this special issue to mark the Observer-supported Children's Book Show. Here Mrs Francis talks to Anna Coote about her book and its rediscovery.
(further 7 pages with extracts from a child's fantasy 'Ann in the Moon' by Frances D. Francis, beautifully illustrated by Alan Aldridge)
SIX DAYS ON THE EVIL EIGER - Three thousand feet above a Swiss valley, Eric Jones started a 1,500ft traverse across the huge icefield that dominates the lower half of the Eiger's terrifying North Face. The worst was still ahead, further up the 6,000ft face which is the greatest Alps challenge. They became the first team ever to film their own ascent. Exclusive pictures and the story of the climb.
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN - Colin Cross continues our profile to Beethoven to mark the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth
Seven and a half pages
HONG KONG - "Rags and riches colony"
Report by Bob Hawkins
XMAS RECIPES - Break from the usual heavy old Xmas cake with these alternatives
2 page recipes (by Jane Grigson)
(Includes recipe for: St Clement's charlotte; Mocha cake; Grasmere shortcake, Black Forest cherry cake; Merveilleux)