English Pastoral: James Rebanks

£9.99

As a boy, James Rebanks’s grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient agricultural landscape: a patchwork of crops and meadows, of pastures grazed with livestock, and hedgerows teeming with wildlife. And yet, by the time James inherited the farm, it was barely recognisable. The men and women had vanished from the fields; the old stone barns had crumbled; the skies had emptied of birds and their wind-blown song. ‘English Pastoral’ is the story of an inheritance: one that affects us all. It tells of how rural landscapes around the world were brought close to collapse, and the age-old rhythms of work, weather, community and wild things were lost.

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Description

Author James Rebanks Published by Penguin Books ISBN 9780141982571 EAN 9780141982571 Bic Code Cover Paperback

Additional information

Weight 0.224 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

285

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

630.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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