The Shepherd s Life

I love this book' Nigel Slater 'Triumphant, a pastoral for the 21st century' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year 'The nature publishing sensation of the year, unsentimental yet luminous' Melissa Harrison, The Times, Books of the ...

The Shepherd s Life

The Shepherd s Life

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'Affectionate, evocative, illuminating. A story of survival - of a flock, a landscape and a disappearing way of life. I love this book' Nigel Slater 'Triumphant, a pastoral for the 21st century' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year 'The nature publishing sensation of the year, unsentimental yet luminous' Melissa Harrison, The Times, Books of the Year Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making the hay; the autumn fairs where the flocks are replenished; the gruelling toil of winter when the sheep must be kept alive, and the light-headedness that comes with spring, as the lambs are born and the sheep get ready to return to the fells.

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The Shepherd's Life
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: James Rebanks
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-02 - Publisher: Penguin UK

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'Affectionate, evocative, illuminating. A story of survival - of a flock, a landscape and a disappearing way of life. I love this book' Nigel Slater 'Triumphant, a pastoral for the 21st century' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year 'The nature publishing sensation
The Shepherd's Life
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: James Rebanks
Categories: Farm life
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-10 - Publisher: Anchor Canada

A major new talent redefines the literature of rural life. Old world met new when a shepherd in the English Lake District impulsively started a Twitter account. A routine cell phone upgrade left author James Rebanks with a pretty decent camera and a pre-loaded Twitter app--the tools to share his
A Shepherd's Life
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: William Henry Hudson
Categories: Country life
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher:

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A Shepherd's Life
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: W. H. Hudson, Adam Thorpe, Howard Phipps
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

Reads like a lost hymn, sung by people whose lives were disregarded and whose histories are nor forgotten. A masterful book, merging fiction, reminiscence, memoir, and oral history.
A Shepherd's Life
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: William Henry Hudson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-16 - Publisher:

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