The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane

The book explores the ancient paths and landscapes of Britain and beyond, delving into the history, culture, and natural beauty of these routes. Through a series of journeys on foot, by boat, and even by snowshoe, the author reflects on the deep connections between walking, thinking, and the land. The narrative intertwines personal anecdotes with historical and literary references, revealing how these old ways shape our understanding of the world and our place within it. The prose is rich and evocative, capturing the essence of the landscapes and the profound sense of discovery that comes with traversing them.

The 9165th greatest book of all time


Published
2012
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
350-400
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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