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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW

Nature & Environment

  • George Ewart Evans

    Ask The Fellows Who Cut The Hay

    $20.00

    Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay is a vivid portrait of the rural past of Blaxhall, a remote Suffolk village, in the time before mechanization changed the entire nature of farming, the landscape and rural life for good. In the 1950s, George Ewart Evans sought out those who could recall the nineteenth-century customs, crafts, dialects, tools, smugglers' tales and rural beliefs which had endured from the time of Chaucer, and created this fascinating picture of a now-vanished world.Paperback: 272...

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  • George Ewart Evans

    The Leaping Hare

    $22.00

    The Leaping Hare is a rare and remarkable book about every aspect of the life and legend of the wild hare, exploring nature, poetry, folklore, history and art. A frequent feature in the mythology of many cultures, the hare has been linked with mystery and witchcraft throughout civilisation, and still today retains an air of enchantment.Paperback: 288 PagesProduct Dimensions: 130 x 200 mmISBN: 9780571336050Published by Faber & Faber

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  • Clarence Ellis

    The Pebbles On The Beach

    $22.00

    First published in 1973, and recently rediscovered, this is a spirited guide to the simple pleasure of pebble spotting. Ellis is a charming, knowledgeable, and witty guide to everything you didn't know you wanted to know about pebbles. He ruminates on what a pebble actually is, before showing us how they are formed, advising on the best pebble-spotting grounds in the UK, helping to identify individual stones, and giving tips on the necessary kit. This edition will feature fresh illustrations ...

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  • Sarah Hall

    The Wolf Border

    $22.00

    For almost a decade Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reservation. But now, summoned by the eccentric Earl of Annerdale and his controversial scheme to reintroduce the Grey Wolf to the English countryside, she is back in the peat and wet light of the Lake District. The earl's project harks back to an ancient idyll of untamed British wilderness - though Rachel must contend with modern-day concessions to health a...

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  • Jonathan Watts

    When A Billion Chinese Jump

    $27.80

    With foul air, filthy water, rising temperatures and encroaching deserts, China is already suffering an environmental disaster. Now it faces a stark choice: either accept catastrophe, or make radical changes. Traveling the vast country to witness this environmental challenge, Jonathan Watts moves from mountain paradises to industrial wastelands, examining the responses of those at the top of society to the problems and hopes of those below. At heart his book is not a call for panic, but a dem...

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