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Books read in 2016 – no.9 Wildwood by Roger Deakin

Wildwood: A Journey through Trees by Roger Deakin, 2007 This is a lovely book but very slightly overlong I felt. After the international, adventurous search for the Mother of All Apple Trees (!!!), the final few chapters felt like a bit of a slog for me. I also found myself getting upset on occasion. This is a… Continue reading Books read in 2016 – no.9 Wildwood by Roger Deakin

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Books read in 2015 – no. 27 – Atlas of Remote Islands

Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty islands I have never set foot on and never will by Judith Schalansky, (Translator Christine Lo), 2010 original title: Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln: Fünfzig Inseln, auf denen ich nie war und niemals sein werde This is a pretty, unusual, but ultimately bleak little book. The maps, at first glance so alluring, are actually rendered only… Continue reading Books read in 2015 – no. 27 – Atlas of Remote Islands