Landmarks by Robert MacFarlane

ISBN: 9780241967874
Author(s): Robert MacFarlane
Format: paperback
Year published: 2016
Publisher: Penguin
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 448

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Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.

Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it.


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