'...it is droll and disarming, and packed with meditations on
memory, the weather and solitude.' -- Daily Mail, 13 October 2006
'This tortoise-eyed view of life...is a treat to read.' -- Financial Times (Weekend)
'You'll put it down convinced of the virtues of patience and life
in the slow lane.' -- Daily Mail, 13 October 2006
...a book I read with great delight...beautifully observed and pure magic. -- Sue Baker, Publishing News
Brilliant and audacious
-- Richard Mabey, author of Nature Cure
brilliant and audacious -- Richard Mabey, author of Nature Cure
glorious...Timothy's judicious comments on the human species
charmingly mirror his owner's on the natural world
-- Salley Vickers, Observer "Books of The Year 2006"
About the Author
VERLYN KLINKENBORG is the author of three previous books: Making Hay, The Last Fine Time and The Rural Life. He is on the editorial board of the New York Times, and he lives on a farm in upstate New York with his wife.
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