Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Author(s): Melissa Harrison


An evocative meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.


Whenever rain falls, the English countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves differently, and over time the terrain itself is transformed. In Rain, Melissa Harrison follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor. Blending these expeditions with reading, research and memory, she shows that rain is part and parcel of the English identity.


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  • : 9780571328949
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : 0.17
  • : January 2018
  • : .394 Inches X 5.197 Inches X 7.835 Inches
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  • : Paperback
  • : 128