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The Sea is Not Made of Water:Life Between the Tides Adam Nicolson

HarperCollins, pp.384, 20

Adam Nicolson is one of our finest writers of non-fiction. He has range — from place and history to literature and ecology, from the friendship of Wordsworth and Coleridge to the poetics of Homer, from the archaeo-ethnography of his own Hebridean island to the hardy and threatened lives of seabirds.

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