The Wild Places (English)by Robert MacFarlane
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aAn eloquent (and compulsively readable) reminder that, though weare laying waste the world, nature still holds sway over much of the earthas surface.a
Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? That is the question that Robert Macfarlane poses to himself as he embarks on a series of breathtaking journeys through some of the archipelagoas most remarkable landscapes. He climbs, walks, and swims by day and spends his nights sleeping on cliff-tops and in ancient meadows and wildwoods. With elegance and passion he entwines history, memory, and landscape in a bewitching evocation of wildness and its vital importance. A unique travelogue that will intrigue readers of natural history and adventure, "The Wild Places" solidifies Macfarlaneas reputation as a young writer to watch.