A lovely meditation on what wilderness really is, and where you’ll find it.
Read during my fortnight in Burma, I enjoyed The Wild Places more than Mountains of the Mind, and heard echoes of Kathleen Jamie‘s writings. I’m also inspired to read Roger Deakin‘s books – starting with Waterlog borrowed from bruv.
Adam Nicolson’s review in The Independent tells you all you need to know: The wilderness within, 31 August 2007.
Publisher page: The Wild Places – Robert Macfarlane