Uncommon Ground: A Word-Lover's Guide to the British Landscape


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An enchanting visual glossary of the British landscape: photographs and stories which take the reader from the waterlogged fens to the white sands of the Western Isles. 'Out . . . over the hill and then down the dip and through some lumpy bits.' This was how Dominick Tyler used to describe the places he roamed during his childhood in rural Cornwall. Vague generalities were good enough then, but later he felt a more precise, more detailed language must exist, precisely because he needed it to do what people must have needed ...

Uncommon Ground: A word-lover's guide to the British landscape 2015, Guardian Faber Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781783350483


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