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Explores the landscape of the British Isles through its ancient place names, interspersed with biographical essays on some of the author's favorite writers who have paid close... Read more
Explores the landscape of the British Isles through its ancient place names, interspersed with biographical essays on some of the author's favorite writers who have paid close attention to the natural world.
Robert Macfarlane is the author of Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, The Old Ways, Landmarks, and The Lost Words, co-created with Jackie Morris. Mountains of the Mind won the Guardian First Book Award and the Somerset Maugham Award and The Wild Places won the Boardman-Tasker Award. Both books have been adapted for television by the BBC. The Lost Words won the Books Are My Bag Beautiful Book Award and the Hay Festival Book of the Year. He is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and writes on environmentalism, literature and travel for publications including the Guardian, the Sunday Times and The New York Times.
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