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wild places

Robert Macfarlane

wild places

by Robert Macfarlane

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Published by Granta in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macfarlane, Robert, -- 1976- -- Travel -- Great Britain.,
  • Macfarlane, Robert, -- 1976- -- Travel -- Ireland.,
  • Wilderness areas -- Great Britain.,
  • Wilderness areas -- Ireland.,
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel.,
  • Ireland -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Macfarlane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA632 .M33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16370074M
    ISBN 101862079412
    ISBN 109781862079410
    LC Control Number2007534908

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The Wild Places is the second of Robert MacFarlane’s books that I have read, the other being Old Ways, his most recent book. I enjoyed The Wild Places even more than Old Ways, which I Cited by:   The Wild Places is a book that inhales the zeitgeist, as well as the fresh air of open country.

Sebald's prose is permanently conscious of the distance between self and surroundings: he is. The Wild Places is a really well written book and I would recommend it to anyone who loves being out in our spectacular countryside.

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