Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

384 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction nature science adventurous informative reflective slow-paced


A haunting voyage into the planet’s past and future: an epic exploration of Earth’s vast subterranean landscape in myth, literature, and the author's own travels.Delving into what is known as “deep time,” the dizzying expanse of geologic time that...

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informative 90%
reflective 71%
adventurous 69%
inspiring 43%
challenging 22%
emotional 20%
mysterious 18%
hopeful 15%
dark 10%
tense 7%
relaxing 6%
sad 4%
funny 2%


slow 56%
medium 41%
fast 1%

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