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Ring the Hill

Nature Writing
By: Tom Cox(Author)
309 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Unbound
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A hill is not a mountain. You climb it for you, then you put it quietly inside you, in a cupboard marked 'Quite A Lot Of Hills' where it makes its infinitesimal mark on who you are. Ring the Hill is a book written around, and about, hills: it includes a northern hill, a hill that never ends and the smallest hill in England. Each chapter takes a type of hill – whether it's a knoll, cap, cliff, tor or even a mere bump – as a starting point for one of Tom's characteristically unpredictable and wide-ranging explorations. Tom's lyrical, candid prose roams from an intimate relationship with a particular cove on the south coast of England, to meditations on his great-grandmother and a lesson on what goes into the mapping of hills themselves. Because a good walk in the hills is never just about the hills: you never know where it might lead.

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Tom Cox lives in Somerset. He is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling The Good, The Bad and The Furry and the William Hill Sports Book longlisted Bring Me the Head of Sergio Garcia. 21st-Century Yokel was longlisted for the Wainwright Prize, and his first foray into fiction, Help the Witch, was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award.

Nature Writing
By: Tom Cox(Author)
309 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: Unbound
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"Always engaging, charming, funny and often moving [...] It made me want to pull on my stoutest boots and follow in his footsteps"
– Stephen Fry

"Sheer bloody genius [...] I loved it. Then I loved it more"
– John Lewis-Stempel, author of Meadowland

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