Oak and Ash and Thorn

Oak and Ash and Thorn The Ancient Woods and New Forests of Britain

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Publisher's Synopsis

A Guardian Best Nature Book of the Year

The magic and mystery of the woods are embedded in culture, from ancient folklore to modern literature. They offer us refuge: a place to play, a place to think. They are the generous providers of timber and energy. They let us dream of other ways of living. Yet we now face a future where taking a walk in the woods is consigned to the tales we tell our children. 

Immersing himself in the beauty of woodland Britain, Peter Fiennes explores our long relationship with the woods and the sad and violent story of how so many have been lost. Just as we need them, our woods need us too. But who, if anyone, is looking out for them?

Book information

ISBN: 9781786073211
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Imprint: Oneworld
Pub date:
DEWEY: 333.750941
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 291
Weight: 256g
Height: 130mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 22mm