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The Gifts of Reading by [Robert Macfarlane]

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The Gifts of Reading Kindle Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 324 ratings

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I'll read anything Macfarlane writes -- David Mitchell, author of 'Cloud Atlas'

[Macfarlane] can unfurl a sentence with the breathless ease of a master angler, a writer whose ideas transcend the physical region he explores ― New York Times Book Review

[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment ― Sunday Times on Landmarks --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From the Back Cover

'This story, like so many stories, begins with a gift. That gift, like so many gifts, was a book...'

In this luminous essay, Robert Macfarlane reflects on the unique emotional resonance of books given and received - and how such gifts have shaped his own life.

All proceeds from the sale of The Gifts of Reading will be donated to Migrant Offshore Aid Station.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B071Z7BSPD
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin; 1st edition (1 June 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2037 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 37 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 324 ratings

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Miss K. Southern
3.0 out of 5 stars A sweet little essay on the importance of generosity and the written word...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 January 2018
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Greta
3.0 out of 5 stars an author’s enthusiasm for giving books as gifts
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 September 2018
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Robert Leicestershire
5.0 out of 5 stars The Gift of all Gifts?
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 November 2018
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 April 2018
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful
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