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Underland : A Deep Time Journey

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by Robert Macfarlane

 

Format: Hardback, 496 pages

Published: 2 May 2019

 

The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old WaysDiscover the hidden worlds beneath our feet… In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue depths of Greenland’s glaciers, to the underground networks by which trees communicate, from Bronze Age burial chambers to the rock art of remote Arctic sea-caves, this is a deep-time voyage into the planet’s past and future.

Global in its geography, gripping in its voice and haunting in its implications, Underland is a work of huge range and power, and a remarkable new chapter in Macfarlane’s long-term exploration of landscape and the human heart. ‘Macfarlane has invented a new kind of book, really a new genre entirely’ The Irish Times’He is the great nature writer, and nature poet, of this generation’ Wall Street Journal ‘Macfarlane has shown how utterly beautiful a brilliantly written travel book can still be’ Observer onThe Old Ways’Irradiated by a profound sense of wonder… Few books give such a sense of enchantment; it is a book to give to many, and to return to repeatedly’ Independent onLandmarks’It sets the imagination tingling…like reading a prose Odyssey sprinkled with imagist poems’ The Sunday Times onThe Old Ways

 

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