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Wild green wonders

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‘Wild Green Wonders’ brings you a selection of twenty years’ worth of Patrick Barkham’s writings for the Guardian, bearing witness to the many changes we have imposed upon the planet and the challenges lying ahead for the future of nature. From Norwegian wolves to protests against the HS2 railway, peregrine falcons nesting by the Thames to Britain’s last lion tamer, Barkham paints an ever-changing portrait of contemporary wildlife. This collection also presents thought-provoking interviews with conservationists, scientists, activists and writers such as Rosamund Young, Ronald Blythe and other eco-luminaries, including Sir David Attenborough and Brian May.

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LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE

The collected writings from one of the nation’s most celebrated nature writers.

Barkham is an outstanding author.’
CHRIS PACKHAM

‘Wonder-filled . . . A treat. Patrick knows how to tell a good story, and that combination of kindness, wonder and good fortune that seems to be present in his own life shines through.’
CAUGHT BY THE RIVER

What is happening to nature?
What are we as a species doing about it?
What have we learned?

Wild Green Wonders paints a portrait of contemporary wildlife, bearing witness to the many changes imposed upon the planet and the challenges lying ahead for the future of nature.

From peregrine falcons nesting by the Thames to a conversation with Sir David Attenborough; from protests against the HS2 railway to an encounter with Britain’s last lion tamer, this collection – drawn from twenty years’ worth of Patrick Barkham’s writing for the Guardian – forms a joyful, fascinating and enlightening chronicle of one of the nation’s most celebrated nature writers.

‘Outstanding nature journalism.’ HORATIO CLARE
‘A heralded nature writer.’ THE TIMES
‘A lovely, fluid writer.’ DAILY MAIL

Additional information

Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 2.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

432

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

508 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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