Walking the Woods and the Water by Nick Hunt reviewed

Title: Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh Fermor's Footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn Author: Nick Hunt Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing Format: ebook Pages: 336 Source: NetGalley In 1933, the eighteen year old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out in a pair of hobnailed boots to chance and charm …

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Pilgrimage in Terror – Katie Barron,review

Title: Pilgrimage in Terror Author: Katie Barron Genre: Non fiction Format: ebook Pages: 204 Source: Author Armed with a pair of trainers and a supermarket ‘Bag for Life’ as hiking kit, Katie, 31, set off to walk the Camino, the ancient pilgrimage route that runs through Northern Spain from the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela. …

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Rain by Melissa Harrison reviewed

Title: Rain Author: M. Harrison Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd Release Date: March 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 80 Source: NetGalley An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison. Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear …

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Review of The Land of the Green Man

Title: The Land of the Green Man Author: Carolyne Larrington Genre: History Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies Release Date: August 30, 2015 Format: ebook Pages: 256 Source: NetGalley Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe …

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Review of In the Land of Giants by Max Adams

Title: In the Land of Giants Author: Max Adams Genre: History Publisher: Head of Zeus Release Date: September 10, 2015 Format: ebook Pages: 123 Source: NetGalley A bestselling historian tells the story of the landscapes, peoples and culture of early medieval Britain through ten walks and an epic sea voyage. GoodReadsAmazon UK   I found …

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Review of Atlas of Cursed Places

Title: Atlas of Cursed Places Author: Olivier Le Carrer Genre: Non fiction travel Publisher: Black Dog and Leventhal Release Date: 06-10-15 Format: ebook Source: NetGalley A travel guide to places you might not want to travel to!  Irresistible to both traveller and armchair travellers some of the places are familiar – Krakatoa, the Chateau at …

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