English Pastoral: An Inheritance (Signed Edition)

James Rebanks

£20.00

An elegy of hope for a vanished way of life

Hardback

Nature & Environment > Non-Fiction

ISBN: 9780241245729

Published September 2020

304 pages

Description

This edition contains a bookplate signed by the author

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. And yet this elegy from the northern fells is also a song of hope: of how, guided by the past, one farmer began to salvage a tiny corner of England that was now his, doing his best to restore the life that had vanished and to leave a legacy for the future.

This is a book about what it means to have love and pride in a place, and how, against all the odds, it may still be possible to build a new pastoral: not a utopia, but somewhere decent for us all.

 

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm