Claxton

Claxton Field Notes from a Small Planet

Paperback (01 Oct 2015) | English

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Synopsis

'After Mark Cocker's glorious book, you will never look at a blackberry bush the same way again.'
Philip Hoare, New Statesman

In 2001 Mark Cocker moved to Claxton, a small village in Norfolk. In a series of daily writings spanning the course of a year he explores his relationship to the landscape he lives in, to nature and to all the living things around him - the birds, plants, trees, mammals, hoverflies, moths, butterflies, bush crickets, grasshoppers, ants and bumblebees. Passionate, astonishing and inspiring, this book is a celebration of the wonder that lies in our everyday experience.

Shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology Book Award, the Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards, the New Angle Prize and theThwaites Wainwright Prize

Book information

ISBN: 9780099593478
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 304.270942619
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 186g
Height: 200mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 18mm