Consolations of the Forest

Consolations of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 03/07/2014
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Consolations of the Forest
Consolation of the Forest
A magical read great for those interested in the outdoors and the perks of living a life of solitude. Sylvan has a way of describing his six months as a so... READ MORE
Aoise Haran
Consolations of the Forest
A brief but beautiful meditation on solitude, and an illuminating, gently scathing (mostly affectionate) portrait of the intricate Russian psyche, as a Fre... READ MORE
Simon Shaw


Sylvain Tesson, found a radical solution to his need for freedom, one as ancient as the experiences of the hermits of old Russia: he decided to lock himself alone in a cabin in the middle taiga, on the shores of Baikal, for six months. Noting carefully his impressions of the silence, Sylvain Tesson shares with us an extraordinary experience.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141975481
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 20 mm

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