The Ring of Bright Water Trilogy
Ring of Bright Water;the Rocks Remain;Raven Seek Thy Brother
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Ring of Bright Water Trilogy by Gavin Maxwell
Book DescriptionFifty years ago Gavin Maxwell went to live in an abandoned house on a shingle beach on the west coast of Scotland. A haven for wildlife - he named his home Camusfearna and settled there with the otters Mij, Edal and Teko. Ring of Bright Water chronicles Gavin Maxwell's first ten years with the otters and touched the hearts of readers the world over, brilliantly evoking life with these playful animals in this natural paradise. Two further volumes followed bringing the story full circle telling of the difficult last years and the final abandonment of teh settlement. For the first time the entire trilogy is available in a single narrative in this beautifully presented book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140290493
(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gavin Maxwell
Ring of Bright Water, Hardback (July 2014)
Ring of Bright Water is an autobiographical work by Gavin Maxwell. Hailed a masterpiece when it was first published, the story of Gavin Maxwell's life with otters on the remote west coast of Scotland remains one of the most lyrical, moving descriptions of a man's relationship with the natural world.
Harpoon at a Venture, Paperback (September 2013)
Gavin Maxwell tells the whole story the challenge and drama of the shark hunt, the development of catching techniques and equipment, the men who worked with him and some of the frustrations of starting a new enterprise in post-war Scotland.
Lords of the Atlas, Paperback (September 2004)
Madini and T'hami El Glaoui, sons of a Moroccan by an Ethiopian concubine, rose meteorically to power in the medieval state of Morocco at the end of the 19th century. This is the epic story of the more than 50 years in which they governed the country in barbaric, ostentatious splendor, until their spectacular downfall in 1956. Full-color photos.
Reed Shaken by the Wind, Paperback (November 2003)» View all books by Gavin Maxwell
This 1967 title is a portrait of the marsh Arabs of southern Iraq. Maxwell presents his impressions of these secluded people, along with numerous photos. Although intended as a travel book, this make more of a historical or sociological study now, given the...turmoil in Iraq.--Library Journal.
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Author Biography - Gavin Maxwell
Gavin Maxwell was born in 1914. In 1945 he bought the small Hebridean island of Soay and tried to establish a shark fisher. This resulted in his first book Harpoon at a Venture. His other books include Ring of Bright Water, which sold more than a million copies, The Rocks Remain, The House of Elrig and Raven Seek Thy Brother. Gavin Maxwell died in 1969.
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