Sightlines, The Woman In The Field

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0320120425

Read by: Maureen Beattie

"The outer world flew open like a door, and I wondered - what is it that we're just not seeing?"

Five years after Findings broke the mould of nature writing, award-winning Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie subtly shifts our focus on landscape and the living world, daring us to look again at the "natural", the remote and the human-made.

"Kathleen Jamie writes with unparalleled beauty, sharpness of observation, wit, delicacy, strength of vision and rare exactness of language."

Abridged by: Pete Nichols

Producer: Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Mould-breaking nature writer Kathleen Jamie's unique odyssey through the natural world.

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Mould-breaking nature writer Kathleen Jamie's unique odyssey through the natural world.

Read by: Maureen Beattie

Abridged by: Pete Nichols

"The outer world flew open like a door, and I wondered - what is it that we're just not seeing?"

In the third essay from her book, SIGHTLINES, Scottish poet and travel writer Kathleen Jamie recalls how a simple cup shaped her future.

Five years after FINDINGS broke the mould of nature writing, award-winning Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie subtly shifts our focus on landscape and the living world, daring us to look again at the natural, the remote and the human-made.

"Kathleen Jamie, the Scottish poet, has written a book that transcends the definition of nature study... SIGHTLINES is a work of intense purity and quiet genius and we're lucky to have it."

Philip Hoare

The Sunday Telegraph

Producer: Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Mould-breaking nature writer Kathleen Jamie recalls how a simple cup shaped her future.