Email: Cousin’s birthday. Loves travel, nature, books. (UK)
In this exquisite, poetic piece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes the incredible journeys she made into the regal Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland. Written during the Second World War, The Living Mountain is a powerful meditation on solace & strength to be found in nature, on the vast importance of cultivating, cherishing our relationship with the wilderness.
She encounters a world that’s breathtakingly beautiful. A wonderful prose explores the rocks, rivers, creatures, hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape. A classic on the magnificence of mountains, on our imaginative relationship with the wild world.