Notes from Walnut Tree Farm

Kobo ebook | October 30, 2008

byRoger Deakin, Alison Hastie, Terence Blacker

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Notes from Walnut Tree Farm is a collection of writing by Roger Deakin

For the last six years of his life, Roger Deakin kept notebooks in which he wrote his daily thoughts, impressions, feelings and observations about and around his home, Walnut Tree Farm. Collected here are the very best of these writings, capturing his extraordinary, restless curiosity about nature as well as his impressions of our changing world.

'Marvellous, wonderful, lovely, remarkable . . . to be read and reread and treasured' Elizabeth Jane Howard, Daily Mail

'Very funny, sharp-eyed. To look at the world through Deakin's eyes was to see somewhere that was more wonderful than it often appears' Sunday Telegraph

'Thoughtful and invigorating, full of humour, timeless . . . will take its place among the classics of Nature diaries . . . to be read alongside Frances Kilvert, Gilbert White, and Dorothy Wordsworth' Mail on Sunday

'Gentle, straight, honest, inquisitive, funny, melancholic' Spectator

'So busy and bustling with life' Observer

'A secular saint' The Times

Roger Deakin, who died in August 2006, shortly after completing the manuscript for Wildwood, was a writer, broadcaster and film-maker with a particular interest in nature and the environment.He lived for many years in Suffolk, where he swam regularly in his moat, in the river Waveney and in the sea, in between travelling widely through the landscapes he writes about in Wildwood. He is the author of Waterlog, Wildwood and Notes from Walnut Tree Farm.

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Notes from Walnut Tree Farm is a collection of writing by Roger DeakinFor the last six years of his life, Roger Deakin kept notebooks in which he wrote his daily thoughts, impressions, feelings and observations about and around his home, Walnut Tree Farm. Collected here are the very best of these writings, capturing his extraordinary, ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 30, 2008Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141900253

ISBN - 13:9780141900254

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