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95pp. Small name/address label on ffep. Twelve short stories about the Cairngorm Mountains. Size: 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería
In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape.
Shepherd spent a lifetime in search of the 'essential nature' of the Cairngorms; her quest led her to write this classic meditation on the magnificence of mountains, and on our imaginative relationship with the wild world around us. Composed during the Second World War, the manuscript of The Living Mountain lay untouched for more than thirty years before it was finally published.
"The finest book ever written on nature and landscape in Britain" ( Guardian)
"Most works of mountain literature are written by men, and most of them focus on the goal of the summit. Nan Shepherd's aimless, sensual exploration of the Cairngorms is bracingly different" (Robert Macfarlane)
Título: Living Mountain: Celebration of the ...
Editorial: Aberdeen University Press
Año de publicación: 1977
Encuadernación: Pictorial card Covers
Ilustrador: Ian Munro
Condición del libro: VG+
Descripción Aberdeen Univ.Press, Aberdeen, 1984. Original Illustrated Card Cove. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. No Jacket. Munro, Ian Ilustrador. 1st Identical Reprint. vii + 95pp; illustrated by Ian Munro; first reprint by Aberdeen University Press of this recent classic. No marks or signatures, tight and clean and appears little used. See scans. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 008120