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At the water's edge : a personal quest for wildness

Author: John Lister-Kaye
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, ©2010.
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"For the last thirty years John Lister-Kaye, one of Britain's best-known nature writers, has taken the same circular walk from his home deep in a Scottish glen up to a small hill loch. Each day brings a new observation or an unexpected encounter - a fragile spider's web, an osprey struggling to lift a trout from the water or a woodcock exquisitely camouflaged on her nest - and every day, on his return home, he  Read more...
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Named Person: John Lister-Kaye; John Lister-Kaye
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lister-Kaye
ISBN: 9781847674043 1847674046
OCLC Number: 463640235
Description: 309 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: The lie of the land --
Spring at last --
Dreams in a jar --
King of the castle --
Dawn --
Energy and the big deal --
Wild --
The claim --
Summer's green stain --
Pine martens --
An explosion of flowers --
The autumn stalk --
Iceland and the whoopers --
The goshawk --
Pop goes the weasel --
Winter.
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A beautiful literary ramble of a book, which encourages us to look again in close detail at nature around us.  Read more...

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'Song of the Rolling Earth is an environmental classic to stand alongside Leopold's Sand County Almanac, Maxwells' Ring of Bright Water and Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals.' Spectator on Read more...

 
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