By Peter Fiennes

The magic and secret of the woods and timber are embedded in our tradition, from historic folklore to fashionable literature. they provide us shelter, a spot to play and a spot to imagine. they're the beneficiant prone of gasoline, bushes, power and lifestyles. They allow us to dream of alternative methods of dwelling. but we now face a destiny the place taking a stroll within the woods is consigned to the stories we inform our kids. Threatened through improvement, overlook, weather chaos and lack of understanding, they're emptier – of natural world, but in addition of individuals – than they've got ever been.

Immersing himself within the great thing about Britain’s woodlands and the artwork and writing they've got encouraged, Peter Fiennes explores our lengthy courting with the woods and the unhappy and violent tale of ways such a lot of were misplaced. simply as we want them, our woods desire us too. yet who, if somebody, is calling out for them?

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