The deep allure of Diski's writing is its combination of dry wit, rapier thinking, a disarmingly engaging conversational tone and moral clarity. Her book is a necessary read, sparkling, funny and warm. (Ruth Padel Guardian
'What a tremendous book... As a species, Diski is genuinely a national treasure'
(Stephanie Cross The Lady
'A quirky, exhilarating expedition into the animal kingdom'
(Kathryn Hughes Mail on Sunday
* From the award-winning writer, following her memoirs, Skating to Antarctica
, Stranger on a Train
, On Trying to Keep Still
- a unique book about animal watching, out now in paperback.