The Moor

Author: William Atkins
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571290055
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William Atkins gives us the story of the moors - from Bodmin Moor, Dartmoor and Exmoor in the southwest up to the Scottish border, via Yorkshire and Northumberland - and how they have shaped our people, culture and industry.

The Last Wilderness

Author: Neil Ansell
Publisher: Tinder Press
ISBN: 9781472247117
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Neil Ansell's THE LAST WILDERNESS is a mesmerising book on nature and solitude by a writer who has spent his lifetime taking solitary ventures into the wild. For any readers of the author's previous book, DEEP COUNTRY, Robert Macfarlane's THE OLD WAYS or William Atkins THE MOOR. 'A gem of a book, an extraordinary tale. Ansell's rich prose will transport you to a real life Narnian world that C.S.Lewis would have envied. Find your deepest, most comfortable armchair and get away from it all' Countryfile The experience of being in nature alone is here set within the context of a series of walks that Neil Ansell takes into the most remote parts of Britain, the rough bounds in the Scottish Highlands. He illustrates the impact of being alone as part of nature, rather than outside it. As a counterpoint, Neil Ansell also writes of the changes in the landscape, and how his hearing loss affects his relationship with nature as the calls of the birds he knows so well become silent to him.

The Immeasurable World

Author: William Atkins
Publisher: Doubleday Books
ISBN: 9780385539883
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In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in eight deserts on five continents that evokes the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places. One-third of the earth's surface is classified as desert. Restless, unhappy in love, and intrigued by the Desert Fathers who forged Christian monasticism in the Egyptian desert, William Atkins decided to travel in eight of the world's driest, hottest places: the Empty Quarter of Oman, the Gobi Desert and Taklamakan deserts of northwest China, the Great Victoria Desert of Australia, the man-made desert of the Aral Sea in Kazkahstan, and the Black Rock and Sonoran Deserts of the American Southwest, and Egypt's Eastern Desert. Each of his travel narratives effortlessly weaves aspects of natural history, historical background, and present-day reportage into a compelling tapestry that reveals the human appeal of these often inhuman landscapes.

Christology Of The Old Testament

Author: Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
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On Trails

Author: Robert Moor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476739218
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From a brilliant new literary voice comes a groundbreaking exploration of how trails help us understand the world, from tiny ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.

The Moor

Author: William Atkins
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 057129006X
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In this deeply personal journey across our nation's most forbidding and most mysterious terrain, William Atkins takes the reader from south to north, in search of the heart of this elusive landscape. His account is both travelogue and natural history, and an exploration of moorland's uniquely captivating position in our literature, history and psyche. Atkins may be a solitary wanderer across these vast expanses, but his journey is full of encounters, busy with the voices of the moors, past and present: murderers and monks, smugglers and priests, gamekeepers and ramblers, miners and poets, developers and environmentalists. As he travels, he shows us that the fierce landscapes we associate with Wuthering Heights and The Hound of the Baskervilles are far from being untouched wildernesses. Daunting and defiant, the moors echo with tales of a country and the people who live in it - a mighty, age-old landscape standing steadfast against the passage of time.

Looking Westward

Author: Ordelle G. Hill
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780874130492
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This is a close study of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight from the perspective of the poetry, landscape, and politics of late 13th and 14th century Wales and the Welsh March.

Christology Of The Old T And Commentary On The Messianic Predictions

Author: Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
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Lives Of The English Saints Family Of St Richard The Saxon St Richard King St Willibald Bishop St Walburga Virgin Abbers St Winibald Abbott 2nd Ed 1844

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Christology Of The Old Testament 2 Volumes

Author: E. W. Hengstenberg
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1556357397
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