Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane is a bestselling British author of books on landscape, people and language, including Mountains of the MindThe Wild Places, The Old Ways, Landmarks and Underland. His writing has been published in the Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books and Harper’s Magazine, among other publications, and adapted for TV, film and radio. He is currently a Fellow in English of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. (Photo: Helen Mort)

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