“The Hill of Summer is very different to Baker’s more famous book, The Peregrine. It’s similarly intense, but less death-y. It has the same, almost mystical attention to place and to detail. In that, he’s quite like Richard Jefferies, the Victorian nature writer who was, in many ways, a mystic. And he had incredibly intense experiences of nature that he that he captured in words, some of which are breath-taking to read, and I find the same with Baker.” Read more...
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