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Publisher's Summary

Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Or have we tarmacked, farmed and built ourselves out of wildness?

In his vital, bewitching, inspiring classic, Robert Macfarlane sets out in search of the wildness that remains.

©2007 Robert Macfarlane (P)2007 Robert Macfarlane

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  • ben
  • 11-11-2020

Terrible narrator, so disappointed.

I have listened to all Robert Macfarlane's book and absolutely love them, but this new narrator is terrible. So disappointed.

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  • Tony Lord
  • 10-05-2021

Sensory Delight

I began by being envious of the writers opportunity to explore. I ended by being in awe of and grateful to his ability to describe his experiences, terrific listen.

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  • Dr W.
  • 19-03-2021

Fantastic book

I am so moved by this book, especially when mentioned Roger Deakin! The way he uses the English language , the passion he has for the landscape, the physics he owns for the walks..... Thank you for sharing these experiences with us.
Mr Bubb reads so wonderfully that his Macfarlane sound like voice encapsulated me from the first word.

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  • frosty
  • 27-03-2021

early MacFarlane

he really found his feet with this book I think there are a couple of details I've heard reiterated in the old ways or another book but when you have the lust for questing a couple of details are not the issue I feel that in this book more than mountains of the mind really anchors his style because it's the pae (point adventure explain) he really gets down it flows really nicely so glad it's been uploaded to the library only slight quibble is it's not read by Roy McMillan as he is in my mind the voice of MacFarlane

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  • Rhys David Ingram
  • 21-02-2021

Lovely

Beautiful written & wonderfully evocative. I really enjoyed getting lost in this book! I definitely recommend it to anyone who loves to get away from it all in nature!

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  • Matthew Hall
  • 11-12-2020

A stunning listen

The narrator presents this great book with depth and clarity that i've not heard for such a long time It's a lovely book, brought to life by the narrator in an amazing and intelligent way. Thank you.

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  • Alexandra McErlean
  • 15-11-2021

Beautiful, lyrical, prose.

A gorgeous book with a tinge of sadness and a smudge of hope. Made me yearn to explore my wild places.

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  • GP
  • 14-10-2021

Disappointed with change of reader

Not quit as compelling a story as previous works but still a good listen. Disappointed not to have had the excellent Roy McMillan as reader who really bright the previous books alive.

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  • Andrew C.
  • 25-08-2021

transported to the wild

I really enjoyed the poetic stories of the hidden wild places of the uk.

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