The Wild Isles

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ITEM CODE: 26931
A delightful anthology of prose and poetry mixing the best of British and Irish nature writing from the 18th to 21st centuries. Evocative pieces explore the diverse landscapes, flo...
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A delightful anthology of prose and poetry mixing the best of British and Irish nature writing from the 18th to 21st centuries. Evocative pieces explore the diverse landscapes, flora and fauna of these islands, blending the voices of over 65 writers, thinkers and environmentalists.

Enjoy reflections on summer by Laurie Lee (1914-97); John Clare’s (1793-1864) childhood memories of exploring woodland; extracts from Dorothy Wordsworth’s (1771-1855) Grasmere Journal; Michael Kirby’s (1906-2005) impressions of the Skelligs; alongside charming excerpts from ‘Tarka the Otter’, ‘The Wind in the Willows’, and more. Illustrated with reproductions of 14 lino-cuts by contemporary printmaker Sarah Price.
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Hardback with ribbon marker
24 x 16cm
610 pages
With 14 black-and-white illustrations
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