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
In stock (can be backordered)
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
ISBN 978 0 9562545 0 4
|Dimensions||14 x 156 x 216 mm|