Underland: A Deep Time Journey

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Product Details

Price
$27.95  $25.71
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
6.4 X 1.2 X 9.5 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393242140

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About the Author

Robert Macfarlane is seen as the influential inheritor of a tradition of writing about landscape, place, travel and nature which includes John Muir, Richard Jefferies and Edward Thomas.. He is associated with other walker-writers including Patrick Leigh Fermor, Nan Shepherd and Laurie Lee, and seen as one of a number of recent British writers who have provoked a new critical and popular interest in writing about landscape.

Reviews

Quietly prophetic.--Jedediah Purdy
An excellent book--fearless and subtle, empathic and strange.--Dwight Garner
Profound in every sense of the word.--Richard Powers
Reading Macfarlane connects us to dazzling new worlds. It's a connection that brings, more than anything else, joy.--Barbara J. King
Brilliant.--Peter Fish
Exquisite.--Ryan J. Haupt
Underland is a devastating act of witness and a clear, cogent, lyrical examination of the darknesses invisible beneath our feet.--Lauren Groff
Underland is a profound reckoning with humankind's self-imperiled position in nature's eternal order. At once thrilling and soulful, raw and erudite, it is a book of revelations.--Philip Gourevitch
Underland is a devastating act of witness and a clear, cogent, lyrical examination of the darknesses invisible beneath our feet.--Lauren Groff
Underland is a profound reckoning with humankind's self-imperiled position in nature's eternal order. At once thrilling and soulful, raw and erudite, it is a book of revelations.--Philip Gourevitch