Nightwalking Four Journeys Into Britain After Dark

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Publisher's Synopsis

'Britain's finest living nature writer' THE TIMES

'Lewis-Stempel's greatest gift remains his prose, with all its vividness and energy' THE DAILY MAIL

'The hottest nature writer around' THE SPECTATOR

At night, the normal rules of Nature do not apply. In the night-wood I have met a badger coming the other way, tipped my cap, said hello. The animals do not expect us humans to be abroad in the dark, which is their time, when the world still belongs to them.

That was in winter. The screaming of a tawny owl echoed off the bare trees. For all of our street-lamp civilization, you can still hear the call of the wild. If, if, you go out after the decline of the day...


As the human world settles down each evening, nocturnal animals prepare to take back the countryside. Taking readers on four walks through the four seasons, acclaimed nature writer and farmer John Lewis-Stempel reveals a world bursting with life and normally hidden from view. Out beyond the cities, it is still possible to see the night sky full of stars, or witness a moonbow, an arch of white light in the heavens.

It is time for us to leave our lairs and go tramping. To join our fellow creatures of the night.

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Doubleday

Doubleday

Doubleday is an imprint of Transworld Publishers and publishes bestselling authors such as Bill Bryson, Joanne Harris, Terry Pratchett and Kate Atkinson in hardback.

Book information

ISBN: 9780857529114
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Doubleday
Pub date:
DEWEY: 591.518
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 208g
Height: 135mm
Width: 205mm
Spine width: 20mm