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Description - The Nightingale: 'The nature book of the year' by Sam Lee

An illustrated miscellany of the nightingale, perfect for nature and bird lovers

'Wondering and wonderful. The nature book of the year.' JOHN LEWIS-STEMPEL
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Come to the forest, sit by the fireside and listen to intoxicating song, as Sam Lee tells the story of the nightingale.

Every year, as darkness falls upon woodlands, the nightingale heralds the arrival of Spring. Throughout history, its sweet song has inspired musicians, writers and artists around the world, from Germany, France and Italy to Greece, Ukraine and Korea.

Here, passionate conservationist, renowned musician and folk expert Sam Lee tells the story of the nightingale. This book reveals in beautiful detail the bird's song, habitat, characteristics and migration patterns, as well as the environmental issues that threaten its livelihood.

From Greek mythology to John Keats, to Persian poetry and 'A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square', Lee delves into the various ways we have celebrated the nightingale through traditions, folklore, music, literature, from ancient history to the present day. The Nightingale is a unique and lyrical portrait of a famed yet elusive songbird.
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'Sam Lee has brought the poetic magic that has long enchanted so many of his musical fans into the written word. Allow yourself to glimpse the world Sam sees, to be part of his love affair with the nightingale, and you will no doubt be delighted.' LILY COLE

'A wonderful book.' STEPHEN MOSS

'A magical marriage of the lyrical and practical- a book that makes us want to seek out the nightingale and then reveals how we can.' TRISTAN GOOLEY

Buy The Nightingale: 'The nature book of the year' by Sam Lee from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781529124835
Format: Hardback
(217mm x 140mm x 140mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Century
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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