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Gifts of Reading By Robert Macfarlane

Gifts of Reading
by Robert Macfarlane

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<p><b>From the bestselling author of <i>UNDERLAND, THE OLD WAYS </i>and<i> THE LOST WORDS</i> - an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book</b></p><p>Every book is a kind of gift to its reader, and the act of giving books is charged with a special emotional resonance. It is a meeting of three minds (the giver, the author, the recipient), an exchange of intellectual and psychological currency, that leaves each participant enriched. Here Robert Macfarlane recounts the story of a book he was given as a young man, and how he managed eventually to return the favour, though never repay the debt.</p><p>From one of the most lyrical writers of our time comes a perfectly formed gem, a lyrical celebration of the transcendent power and humanity of the given book.</p>

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GOR008582465
Gifts of Reading
Robert Macfarlane
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2017-06-01
48
0241978319
9780241978313
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