The Gifts of Reading The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of Reading

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Publisher Description

From the bestselling author of UNDERLAND, THE OLD WAYS and THE LOST WORDS - an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book

Every book is a kind of gift to its reader, and the act of giving books is charged with a special emotional resonance. It is a meeting of three minds (the giver, the author, the recipient), an exchange of intellectual and psychological currency, that leaves each participant enriched. Here Robert Macfarlane recounts the story of a book he was given as a young man, and how he managed eventually to return the favour, though never repay the debt.

From one of the most lyrical writers of our time comes a perfectly formed gem, a lyrical celebration of the transcendent power and humanity of the given book.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
June 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
48
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SELLER
Penguin Books Limited
SIZE
2
MB

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