Robert Macfarlane

Standard Name: Macfarlane, Robert


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Literary responses Nan Shepherd
Novelist Ali Smith wrote that this work was an enlightened fusion of philosophy and reportage on the forms and force of life everywhere in the beloved landscape.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Robert Macfarlane called it one of the most...
Publishing Nan Shepherd
This volume was reprinted in 2014 with a foreword by Robert Macfarlane .
Textual Features Claire Keegan
These sixteen stories are largely set in rural Ireland. Critic Robert Macfarlane observes that each story explores brittle people, fragile emotional states, the cold corners of the human psyche.
McFarlane, Robert. “The Terra Incognita of adultery”. Times Literary Supplement, Vol.
, p. 24.
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Macfarlane, Robert, and Nan Shepherd. “Foreword”. In the Cairngorms, Galileo Books, 2014, p. xi - xvi.
Macfarlane, Robert. “The Nominated Boy”. London Review of Books, pp. 30-2.