Before the battle.
Helpful votes received on reviews: 30% (26 of 88)


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Walking the Woods and the Water: In Patrick Leigh &hellip by Nick Hunt
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I read a positive review in the Spectator magazine which prompted me to buy this book. I can see that others think highly of it but after reading almost two thirds decided that I had had enough. Why? Unlike others I am not impressed with creative writing, adjectives and anecdotes galore without some insight or depth. There is nothing here except for the superficial ramblings of the author and usually after a few drinks or few puffs with someone in a bar. PLF appeared interested and engaged with those he met on his travels. More often than not the stories in this book bear the hallmark of someone either passing the time or concerned about getting from A to B. It really is a pale imitation of… Read more