Twelve Words for Moss

Twelve Words for Moss

Natural World & Environment, Nature Writing
Paperback Published on: 16/05/2024
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Published 16/05/2024
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Synopsis

LONGLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2024Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2023 for Nature Writing'Exquisite, luminous and quietly radical . . . utterly unique and refreshing' Lucy JonesWhere nothing grows, moss is the spark that triggers new life. Embarking on a journey though landscape, memory and recovery, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett explores this mysterious, ancient marvel of the plant world, meditating on and renaming her favourite mosses – from Glowflake to Little Loss – and drawing inspiration from place, people and language itself. 'Fascinating, subtle and risk-taking . . . Poetry, descriptive-evocative prose, memory, memoir, natural history and more all drift and mingle in strikingly new ways' Robert Macfarlane

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141999548
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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