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Timothy's Book: Notes of an English Country Tortoise Hardcover – 12 Oct 2006

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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd (12 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1846270545
  • ISBN-13: 978-1846270543
  • Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 2 x 19 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 438,489 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'[...] Droll and disarming, and packed with meditations on memory, the weather and solitude.' -- Daily Mail, 13 October 2006<br \><br \>'This tortoise-eyed view of life...is a treat to read.' -- Financial Times (Weekend)<br \><br \>'You'll put it down convinced of the virtues of patience and life
in the slow lane.' -- Daily Mail, 13 October 2006<br \><br \>...a book I read with great delight...beautifully observed and pure magic. -- Sue Baker, Publishing News<br \><br \>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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