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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • The Grassling
  • Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
  • en
  • 09 August 2018
  • 9780241374122

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The Grassling review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB Urnett delves through layers of memory language and natural history to tell a powerful story of how the land shapes us and speaks to us The Grassling is a book about roots what it means to belong when the soil beneath our feet is constantly shifting when the people and places that nurtured us are slipping away. I really wanted to like The Grassling the words and imagery are just stunning and I found it very inspirational in certain ways but in the end it was tough going and was far too abstract and tedious for me I couldn t get behind any of the chapters when she is The Grassling and ended up trying hard to grasp at any tangible story This is really pure and beautiful nature writing but in saying this I feel that it is not really for everyone as much as I enjoyed the parts involving the author and her father

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The Grassling review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB N breath could be It is a place and a language torn matted and melded; flowered and chiming with bones That breath is that place and until I get there I will not really be breathing Spurred on by her father's declining health and inspired by the history he once wrote of his small Devon village Elizabeth Jane B. This freedom is a feeling that I will try to carry with me wherever I go In the times that lie ahead as territories narrow and common borders close I will think of this forest The clumps of moss the cool of water the hills that hold To remember this whenever I land against something telling me I shouldn t be there The Grassling is a beautiful book It is memoir poetry and nature writing at its best Burnett s prose blends these genres and stretches across body time and place As she walks across the fields that belong to her family and brings her dying father handfuls of its grass and flowers you feel you are there too She describes the sound of bird song the shape of the plants and the taste of the soil in such a multi sensory way The Grassling is also a deeply personal exploration of localness and identity within nature writing and eco poetry as Burnett reflects on her British Kenyan heritage There were so many parts I underlined She imagines a dirt speckled alphabet lifted out of the earth like a row of beans and looks back to a time when this field was a sea and we had yet to come As Burnett writes reading could be a many layered thing a digging thing a harvest 45 stars Mind Games The Guide to Inner Space really be breathing Spurred on by her father's declining health and inspired by the history he once wrote of his small Devon village Elizabeth Jane B. This freedom is a feeling that I will try to carry with me wherever I go In the times that lie ahead as territories narrow and common borders close I will think of this forest The clumps of moss the cool of water the hills that hold To Groom of Convenience Scandalous Whispers of the Remmington Realm #1 remember this whenever I land against something telling me I shouldn t be there The Grassling is a beautiful book It is memoir poetry and nature writing at its best Burnett s prose blends these genres and stretches across body time and place As she walks across the fields that belong to her family and brings her dying father handfuls of its grass and flowers you feel you are there too She describes the sound of bird song the shape of the plants and the taste of the soil in such a multi sensory way The Grassling is also a deeply personal exploration of localness and identity within nature writing and eco poetry as Burnett Miss Whittier Makes a List reflects on her British Kenyan heritage There were so many parts I underlined She imagines a dirt speckled alphabet lifted out of the earth like a Wilhelm Reich in Hell row of beans and looks back to a time when this field was a sea and we had yet to come As Burnett writes Competency based Human Resource Management reading could be a many layered thing a digging thing a harvest 45 stars

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The Grassling review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB 'A subtle moving celebration of place and connectedness The Grassling brings the sounds smells and sights of the countryside alive like few other books Burnett stretches the limits of prose infusing it with poetic intensity to create a powerful original voice' PD Smith Guardian What fills my lungs is wider tha. Such a pleasure to read This refreshing reflection was just the medicine I needed to start this new year I want to hold onto this book forever