Rain: Four Walks In English Weather

March 2, 2017|
Rain: Four Walks In English Weather by Melissa Harrison
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A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.

Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves differently, and over time the terrain itself is transformed.

InRain, Melissa Harrison explores our relationship with the weather as she 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, memory and imagination, she reveals how rain is not just an essential element of the world around us, but a key part of our own identity too.

Melissa Harrison writes a monthly Nature Notebook column inThe Times. Her debut novelClay(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 theObserver, and a Book of th...
Title:Rain: Four Walks In English Weather
Product dimensions:128 pages, 7.84 X 5.2 X 0.39 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.84 X 5.2 X 0.39 in
Published:March 2, 2017
Publisher:Faber & Faber
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780571328949

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