Andrew Symons has been studying the life and works of Arthur Quiller-Couch for many years and this site is the result of his enthusiasm and scholarship.
The idea for publishing a collection of academic material on Q began in 2005 when Andrew gave a talk at an evening organised by the Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch Memorial Fund. There he was introduced to Dr Gerry Hones, a fellow admirer of Q, and they began a collaboration with the intention of publishing a book of original academic studies. Following the death of Dr Hones, Andrew Symons has developed the material on this website.
Over the years, Morrab Library in Penzance has provided invaluable support for the project. The Library holds a collection of Q’s works and, like Andrew, would welcome a resurgence of interest in the man who was once known as ‘The Greatest Living Cornishman’.
This site offers a great deal of information and discussion about Q, most of it published here for the first time. We will be adding new articles in the future and it is our hope that other people will also be interested in contributing the results of their own original research. If you would like to submit articles for consideration for the site, please contact Andrew Symons.
Curator: Andrew Symons
Editor: Cathy Lake
Website: Nick Harpley