Rain: Four Walks In English Weather

February 11, 2018|
Rain: Four Walks In English Weather by Melissa Harrison
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An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison. Whenever rain falls, the English countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves differently, and over time the terrain itself is transformed. In Rain, Melissa Harrison follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor. Blending these expeditions with reading, research and memory, she shows that rain is part and parcel of the English identity.
Melissa Harrison writes a monthly Nature Notebook column in The Times . Her debut novel Clay (2013) won the Portsmouth First Fiction Award and was chosen by Ali Smith as a Book of the Year. Her second, At Hawthorn Time, was shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Novel Award. It was one of A. S. Byatt's Summer Reads in the Observer, and a Book ...
Title:Rain: Four Walks In English WeatherFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.75 X 7.84 X 0.39 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.75 X 7.84 X 0.39 inPublished:February 11, 2018Publisher:Faber & Faber IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571328946

ISBN - 13:9780571328949

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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