The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd

The Living Mountain

The Grampian Quartet #4

Nan Shepherd with Robert Macfarlane (Contributor), Jeanette Winterson (Contributor)

160 pages first pub 1977 (editions)

nonfiction nature travel reflective relaxing slow-paced


A beautiful, collectable gift edition of the masterpiece of Scottish nature writing. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette WintersonIn this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cai...

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reflective 90%
inspiring 77%
relaxing 46%
informative 44%
adventurous 43%
hopeful 20%
emotional 19%
mysterious 9%
lighthearted 8%
challenging 4%
funny 1%
sad 1%


slow 69%
medium 24%
fast 6%

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