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It is 1947, and Evie and Martin Mitchell have just arrived in the Indian village of Masoorla with their five-year-old son. But cracks soon appear in their marriage as Evie struggles to adapt to her new life, and Martin fails to bury unbearable wartime memories.
What is a tree? As this celebration of the trees shows, they are our countryside; our ancestors descended from them; and they gave us air to breathe. The author travels from his back garden round the world to explore the beauty, variety and ingenuity of trees: from how they live so long to how they talk to
Capturing the author's turn of phrase and inspired use of language, and infused throughout with the magically meditative tranquillity of Walnut Tree Farm, this book presents an introduction to one of the most important of modern nature writers. It contains descriptions of walks on Mellis Common and thoughts
The world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, of course! This title features all ingredients such as pursuit of walnuts, salmon and the pink and purple flowers of the tinkle-tinkle tree, not to mention the Grand Opening of The Grubber.