Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

By: Melissa Harrison

ISBN: 9781783962235
eBook ISBN: 9781783962242
Cover: Paperback
Published: February 18, 2016
Size: 198x129mm
Page Count: 208 pages


It is a time of awakening. In our ­fields, hedgerows and woodlands, our beaches, cities and parks, an almost imperceptible shift soon becomes a riot of sound and colour: winter ends, and life surges forth once more. Whether in town or country, we all share in this natural rhythm, in the joy and anticipation of the changing year.

In prose and poetry both old and new, Spring mirrors the unfolding of the season, inviting us to see what’s around us with new eyes. Featuring original writing by Rob Cowen, Miriam Darlington and Stephen Moss, classic extracts from the work of George Orwell, Clare Leighton and H. E. Bates, and fresh new voices from across the UK, this is an original and inspiring collection of nature writing that brings the British springtime to life in all its vivid glory.

The other titles in the series include Summer, Autumn and Winter – or there’s the entire box set.

  • A book to live with and to love… features a wonderfully various array of poetry and prose, from Chaucer to the present day, that allows us to see the arrival and the passing of our most fecund season (and those who have written about it) in fresh and stimulating ways

    - Matthew Adams, Independent
  • [A] tremendous, soul-lifting collection … a profound evocation of what rejuvenation means to the winter-stunned psyche

    - Lucy Jones, BBC Wildlife Magazine
  • The cover of this book is absolutely striking… I couldn’t wait to look inside. It is so full of life… Full of perfectly mixed passages of the wonders of nature, this is a book I will turn to each year as the vivacious season of spring approaches

    - The Book Magnet

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