WALKING BOOK CLUB:
2pm Saturday 20th June 2020
The Grassling by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
There is obviously much uncertainty at the moment regarding future events and gatherings. At present we do not plan to cancel our June walk and talk. We are of course carefully monitoring the news and guidance which is evolving daily and will make an informed decision nearer the time.
'A subtle, moving celebration of place and connectedness . . . brings the sounds, smells and sights of the countryside alive like few other books'
With a blend of poetry, memoir and a uniquely experimental, sensory style of nature writing, The Grassling celebrates the lusciousness of both land and language ... Ideas that might in a lesser writer have seemed whimsical are grounded by the rich layers of Burnett's prose.
A poetic, lyrical tribute to the earth beneath our feet . . . Burnett is one of the freshest voices in the current crop of nature writers
This astonishingly beautiful ode to the sights, sounds and smells of the countryside . . . [evokes] a richly immersive sense of the natural world and our place within it.