Ring of Bright Water 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.
Author: Gavin Maxwell
Introduced by John Lister-Kaye
Published May 2009
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In 1957, after travelling in southern Iraq, Gavin Maxwell returned to the West Highlands of Scotland with an otter cub called Mijbil. Written in a remote cottage, this enduring story evokes the seascape and wildlife of the place where they set up home together. Ring of Bright Water was hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published and it remains one of the most lyrical, moving descriptions of the natural world.
216 x 156mm sewn paperback with flaps
224 pages, line drawings throughout, 8 pages of photographs
ISBN 978 0 9562545 0 4
|Dimensions||14 x 156 x 216 mm|