Menu
Shopyh Shopping & compare prices shop
 
 
Image of Among the Summer Snows - by Christopher Nicholson (Paperback)
 

Among the Summer Snows - by Christopher Nicholson (Paperback)

'This is the kind of beautiful writing that transcends form - in this case nature writing - to arrive somewhere improbable and compelling.' Paul Evans, Guardian 'A beautiful book about love and loss, fragility and chance, the wide world and the near world...full of intense light and colour, extraordinary glimpses, moving insights and subtle humour.' Richard Kerridge, author of Cold Blood 'A ravishingly lovely book.' Keggie Carew author of Dadland 'What shines through is a love of wild places without the need to conquer summits or tick lists. It is a love affair that is addictive ... and [Nicholson] expresses it in such a beautiful way in this unusual and evocative narrative.' Active Outdoors 'A glorious little book, beautifully produced by an independent publisher.' The Telegraph 'Haunting, moving, silent, and profoundly beautiful.' The Great Outdoors 'Lyrical and elegiac, this debut is a tender account of an unusual fascination with the remaining snows of the Scottish Highlands. Nicholson offers us a wry, self-aware take on the relationship between humans and the changed (and changing) natural world.' Helen Mort, chair of Boardman Tasker Award judges 'Made me laugh and cry within just a few pages... left me humbled as he revealed a range of other interconnected wonders I never knew about.' Books in Scotland 'Destined to become a classic of mountain literature. Superb.' Chris Townsend, The Great Outdoors 'Strange, beautiful, eerie and unique, this is the best mountain book I've read in years.... as a literary curiosity it deserves all the praise likely to avalanche upon it.' Simon Ingram, Trail magazine 'To read about snow pockets was something that I had never expected that we still had in Scotland. There is more to this book than that though, there are musings on the weather, other walkers and a touching tribute to his late wife too. All through the book are hauntingly beautiful photos of the snow caves that he finds on his walks and the fragments of snow set against the dramatic landscape of the Scottish mountains.' Halfman, Halfbook

Best Price: $14.24 from Target

Review This Product

Stockist Catalogue Product Name Price  
Target Among the Summer Snows - by Christopher Nicholson (Paperback) $14.24 Visit Store
AMONG THE SUMMER SNOWS $14.55 Visit Store

Related Products

 
 

Winter - by Christopher Nicholson (Paperback)

Praise for Winter "Christopher Nicholson's elegiac, beautifully restrained novel, a meditation on aging, marriage and loss, fictionalizes a well-known period in Thomas Hardy's life." --Carmela Ciuraru, The New York Times "As should be evident, the complexly...


 
 

Mississippi Blues Today - by Robert Nicholson & Stuart Nicholson (Paperback)

The Blues, that unique form of African-American music, continues to hold a fascination with each successive generation of young people. Scots-born Londoner Robert Nicholson is just one such person. Grabbed first as a teenager by the white blues sounds...


 
 

Kate Nicholson - by Jovan Nicholson (Paperback)

This book explores the career of the St Ives artist Kate Nicholson, daughter of Ben and Winifred Nicholson, from her early landscapes, the still lifes painted in Cumberland and St Ives, the abstracts - many of them inspired by her travels in Greece -...