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Swimming

Author: Roger Deakin   Series: Vintage Minis

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Vintage Minis bring you the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human - from birth to death and everything in between

Is there anything quite so exhilarating as swimming in wild water? This swimming tour of Britain offers a frog's-eye view of the country's best bathing holes - the rivers, rock pools, lakes, ponds, lochs and sea that define a watery island.
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Vintage Minis bring you the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human - from birth to death and everything in between

Is there anything quite so exhilarating as swimming in wild water? This swimming tour of Britain offers a frog's-eye view of the country's best bathing holes - the rivers, rock pools, lakes, ponds, lochs and sea that define a watery island.

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Is there anything quite so exhilarating as swimming in wild water? This is a joyful swimming tour of Britain, a frog's-eye view of the country's best bathing holes - the rivers, rock pools, lakes, ponds, lochs and sea that define a watery island. Charming, funny, inspiring, an assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, a celebration of the magic of water - this book will indeed make you want to strip off and leap in.Selected from the book Waterlog by Roger DeakinVINTAGE MINIS- GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series-Eating by Nigella LawsonLiberty by Virginia WoolfSummer by Laurie LeeDesire by Haruki Murakami

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“Erudite, funky and passionate, a total delight”

Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world's most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human... They look good and read well. That's win/win in our book. Stylist Erudite, funky and passionate, a total delight Independent on Sunday

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About the Author

Roger Deakin, who died in 2006, was a writer, filmmaker and environmentalist of international renown. He was a founder member of Friends of the Earth, and co-founded Common Ground. He lived for thirty-eight years in a moated farmhouse in Suffolk. Waterlog, which was first published in 1999, became a word-of-mouth bestseller, and is now an established classic of the nature writing canon.

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Product Details

Publisher
Vintage Publishing | Vintage Classics
Published
8th June 2017
Pages
128
ISBN
9781784872762
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