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Along the Divide By Chris Townsend

Along the Divide

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Chris Townsend embarks on a 700-mile walk along the spine of Scotland, the line of high ground where fallen rain runs either west to the Atlantic or east to the North Sea. he reflects on: nature and history, conservation and rewilding, land use and literature, and change in a time of limitless potential for both better and worse.
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Along the Divide: Walking the Wild Spine of Scotland by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend embarks on a 700-mile walk along the spine of Scotland, the line of high ground where fallen rain runs either west to the Atlantic or east to the North Sea. Walking before the Independence Referendum of 2014, and writing after the EU Referendum of 2016, he reflects on: nature and history, conservation and rewilding, land use and literature, and change in a time of limitless potential for both better and worse.

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Along the Divide Reviews


`700 miles of rough, untracked wildness where the waters flow west on one side and east on the other. In walking along the spine of Scotland he has discovered the country's heart.'-Cameron McNeish, author of There's Always the Hills; `Not simply a long-distance walker but a fine writer who can evoke both the physical and mental journeys such undertakings entail.'-Richard Else, author of Wainwright Revealed'Along the Divide treads that skilful line between serious, important landscape writing and a damned good tale that you can kick back and read for the pleasure of reading.' -Alex Roddie, TGO Magazine; 'Beautifully crafted prose with personal insights and amusing detail' -Outdoor Focus Magazine; 'There is a natural and captivating flow in his storytelling, while his palpable passion for his experiences transports readers into sharing his grueling journey.' -Scottish Field; 'A thoroughly enjoyable travel book.' -Paul Cheney; 'An absolute treat.'; -Helen Todd, Walk Magazine; 'Fabulous...' -There's Something About Walking Blog

About Chris Townsend


Chris Townsend is probably the world's best known long-distance walker who also writes. His many previous books include the Out There, winner of ORPG Outdoor Book of the Year 2016, Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles, and Grizzly Bears and Razor Clams, all published by Sandstone Press.

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GOR010631405
Along the Divide: Walking the Wild Spine of Scotland by Chris Townsend
Chris Townsend
Used - Like New
Paperback
Sandstone Press Ltd
2018-09-20
320
191224022X
9781912240227
Winner of The Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild Award for Excellence: Outdoor Book 2019
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.