The Shell Country Alphabet - Geoffrey Grigson

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The Shell Country Alphabet - Geoffrey Grigson

In the 1960s, Geoffrey Grigson travelled around England writing the story of the secret landscape that is all around us, if only we take the time to l...

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“A country alphabet..”

published 04/12/2011

ProFull of fascinating facts, easy to dip in and out ...

ConsSparse illustrations will put off some.

The Shell Country Alphabet is not the sort of book that would have leapt of the shelf at me. I enjoy country walks and I am interested in wildlife but something about the title made me think this book would be dull and dry. Luckily for me, a neighbour who is downsizing his home gave me several...

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ProAn educational almanac - written by an enthusiast.

ConsSeveral personality trait flood out - old fashione...

Geoffrey Grigson (1905 - 1985) British poet (Father of Sophie Grigson author) Grigson wasn't a quiet unassuming man, you would of thought, perhaps, wistfully, ambling along, whilst breathing in the balanced scents of decay and lush odours; maybe beaming and giving off a hearty laugh, when a...

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In the 1960s, Geoffrey Grigson travelled around England writing the story of the secret landscape that is all around us, if only we take the time to look and see.

Product Details

EAN: 9781846142123

Type: Non-Fiction

Genre: Travel

Subgenre: Travel writing

Title: The Shell Country Alphabet

Author: Geoffrey Grigson

Publisher: Allen Lane

All Authors: Geoffrey Grigson, Sophie Grigson

Country: Great Britain

Continent: Europe

ISBN: 1846142121

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