Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane


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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019 WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020 ‘You’d be crazy not to read this book’ The Sunday Times A Guardian Best Book of the 21st Century The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling prize-winning author of Landmarks The Lost Words and The Old Ways Discover the hidden worlds beneath our feet… In Underland Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue depths of Greenland’s glaciers to the underground networks by which trees communicate from Bronze Age burial chambers to the rock art of remote Arctic sea-caves this is a deep-time voyage into the planet’s past and future. Global in its geography gripping in its voice and haunting in its implications Underland is a work of huge range and power and a remarkable new chapter in Macfarlane’s long-term exploration of landscape and the human heart. SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2020 ‘Underland is a magnificent feat of writing travelling and thinking that feels genuinely frontier pushing unsettling and exploratory’ Evening Standard ‘Marvellous… Neverending curiosity generosity of spirit erudition bravery and clarity… This is a book well worth reading’ The Times ‘Extraordinary… at once learned and readable thrilling and beautifully written’ Observer

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Weight 728 g
Dimensions 240 × 162 × 43 mm