The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot (Paperback)Robert Macfarlane (author)
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Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012
The genre-defining book by acclaimed nature writer Robert Macfarlane.
Travel Britain's ancient paths and discover the secrets of this beautiful, underappreciated landscape.
Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, Robert Macfarlane discovers a lost world - a landscape of the feet and the mind, of pilgrimage and ritual, of stories and ghosts; above all of the places and journeys which inspire and inhabit our imaginations.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 356 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
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