To The River: A Journey Beneath The Surface

April 15, 2012|
To The River: A Journey Beneath The Surface by Olivia Laing
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''A gentle, wise and riddling book. Its prose, like the river it describes, flows intricately, unpredictably and often beautifully, carrying the fascinated reader onwards'' Robert Macfarlane To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. One idyllic, midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf''s river from source to sea. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love.
Olivia Laingis a widely acclaimed writer and critic. Her work appears in numerous publications, including the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman and New York Times . She''s a Yaddo and MacDowell Fellow and was 2014 Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. She''s currently a 2016 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Her ...
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Title:To The River: A Journey Beneath The Surface
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0.71 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0.71 in
Published:April 15, 2012
Publisher:Canongate Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781847677938

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