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Ring of Bright Water

Author: MAXWELL, GAVIN
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 13/05/2009
ISBN: 9780956254504
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview The classic text, now with all the illustrations from the first edition. Ring of Bright Water is an account of the author's life at Camusfearna, a remote cottage in the western Highlands of Scotland. This book also focuses on the two otters, Mijbil and Edal, who became his constant and much-loved companions.
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In 1957, after travelling in southern Iraq, Gavin Maxwell returned to the West Highlands of Scotland with an otter cub called Mijbil. Written within thew sound of the sea, in a remote cottage where they set up home together, this enduring story evokes the unspoilt seascape and wildlife of a place Maxwell called Camusfearna. Ring of Bright Water was hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published, sold over two million copies worldwide, and was later adapted into a successful film. Fifty years on it remains one of the most lyrical, moving descriptions of a man's relationship with the natural world. Our new edition is unabridged and includes all the illustrations from the first edition.

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