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Wetland: Life in the Somerset Levels Paperback – 20 Jul 1987
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Praise for Sissinghurst:
'A masterpiece of rural romanticism, told with shameless lyricism…the vision is one of nature, art and human history in glorious coalition…uplifting.' Sunday Times
'Unusual, impassioned and lucidly written…a gripping but serious history of Sissinghurst Castle.' Sunday Telegraph
'Excellent. A clear-eyed picture…beautiful.' Guardian
'A wonderful book.' Financial Times
'An expert at conveying the "stuff" of place, Nicolson is equally good with people…as Adam Nicolson understands, places tell us about the people who walked them and the dreams they pursued' TLS
"a beautifully expressed exploration of the estate…poignant" The Guardian
"lively…engaging" Daily Telegraph
"fascinating….elegant and perceptive…his passion makes this a gripping account." The Observer
"a masterpiece of rural romanticism…the narrative is charmingly interspersed with tales from Sissinghurst's past" Sunday Times--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Adam Nicolson is the author of many books on history, travel and the environment. He is winner of the Somerset Maugham Award and the British Topography Prize and lives at Sissinghust Castle in Kent.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.