By Philip Hoare 11 May 2011 • 16:20 pm . État : Neuf . With To The River, Olivia Laing traces the Ouse from source to mouth through wonderfully illustrative depictions of the verve and vivacity of her natural surroundings. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape {OCLCbr#96} and how ghosts never quite leave the place they love. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer... Lire la suite. Her first book, To the River (2011) is the story of a midsummer journey down the river Virginia Woolf drowned in. She discusses the importance of rivers and the roles they play in our lives, she investigates how history is there in every bit of the English landscape, and she talks about the changes the years have brought. Pris: 138,-. pocket, 2017. One idyllic, midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Raconté par Kate Reading. To the River por Olivia Laing, 9781786891587, disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis. Descriptions of riverside flora are some of the many gems of this magical book. Alltid lave priser, fri frakt over 299,- | Adlibris The River Ouse runs some 42 miles (68 km) from its source at Horsham, West Sussex, to Seaford, East Sussex, where it meets the English Channel. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. I think I was enjoying it so much, and realising what an unusually perfect book for me it was, that I didn’t want to read any of it unless I was in exactly the right mood. To the River was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse in Sussex, England, from its source near Haywards Heath to the sea, where it empties into the Channel at Newhaven. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing sets out to walk its banks, from the source all the way to the sea. Vi har mer enn 10 millioner bøker, finn din neste leseopplevelse i dag! Books . Hello, Sign in. Commencez votre essai gratuit de 30 jours aujourd'hui et obtenez votre premier livre audio gratuitement. A magical debut, following the Ouse from the Downs to the sea, flows with fine writing . It was a book of the year in the Evening Standard, Independent and Financial Times and was shortlisted for the 2012 Ondaatje Prize … Noté /5. Along the way she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. Écoutez « To the River A Journey beneath the Surface » de Olivia Laing disponible chez Rakuten Kobo. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse in Sussex, England, from its source near Haywards Heath to the sea, where it empties into the Channel at Newhaven. Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. To the River: Laing, Olivia: Amazon.com.au: Books. Woolf's river from source to sea. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. Olivia Laing takes us on a journey along the river Ouse from source to sea. Somehow it took me months and months to read To The River (2011) by Olivia Laing, having it on the go alongside lots of other books I was reading – and yet it is likely to be on my best books of the year. To the River was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book … Kjøp boken To the River av Olivia Laing (ISBN 9781786891587) hos Adlibris.com. One idyllic, midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked. She's a Yaddo and MacDowell Fellow and was 2014 Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. Olivia Laing holds a degree in herbal medicine and she practiced as a herbalist for several years before becoming a journalist, specialising in treatment of anxiety and depression. She's a Yaddo and MacDowell Fellow and was 2014 Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. Her work appears in numerous publications, including the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman, Frieze and New York Times. She is the author of three works of non-fiction, To the River, The Trip to Echo Spring and The Lonely City, as well as a novel, Crudo.In 2018, she was awarded the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for non-fiction and in 2019, the 100th James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Crudo Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf’s river from source to sea. … Olivia Laing “ A river passing through a landscape catches the world and gives it back redoubled: a shifting, glinting world more mysterious than the one we customarily inhabit. To The River by Olivia Laing: review. To the River, le livre audio de Olivia Laing à télécharger. Laing writes: A river passing through a landscape catches the world and gives it back redoubled: a shifting, glinting world more mysterious than the one we customarily inhabit. Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. More than sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned herself in the River Ouse, Laing still finds inspiration and guidance in the author’s abiding presence. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. Les meilleures offres pour Olivia Laing - To the River sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en livraison gratuite! ‎ An author’s walk “ from source to sea along the Ouse in Sussex is a meandering, meditative delight” drawing on history, literature, and the river itself ( The Guardian , UK). In To The River , author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer odyssey along the b… The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love. Rivers run through our civilisations like strings through beads ” Available as Paperback, eBook. To the River. Skip to main content.com.au Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Over 60 years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. Format ebook (ePub) Editeur Canongate Books; Parution 16/01/2020; Téléchargement immédiat 12 €65. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. A Journey Beneath the Surface, Nominiert: RSL Ondaatje Prize, 2012, Nominiert: Dolman Travel Book of the Year, 2012. de Olivia Laing - Vendu par Dodax. Fri frakt fra {0} kr. More than sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned herself in the River Ouse, Laing still finds inspiration and guidance in the author’s abiding presence. As she travels its route she explores not only Woolf but other literary figures connected with the river like Kenneth Grahame and his Wind in the Willows book. Olivia Laing's odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse, from source to sea; a profound and haunting reflection on history and landscape, and our place within them. Olivia Laing (born 14 April 1977) is a British writer, novelist and cultural critic. Try She has chosen this particular river as it has always fascinated her particularly with its association with Virginia Woolf who drowned in 1941. As she walks, she reflects upon the power of rivers, refracting mythology, science, social history and literature through their waters too shed light on their eternal violence and mystery. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l'offre d'essai. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River … Sendes innen 6-10 virkedager. Rivers run through our civilisations like strings through beads, and there’s hardly an age I can think of that’s not associated with its own great waterway. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology, and folklore. One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. Typically, the protagonist makes a trip to learn something new, resolve an outstanding matter or have an adventure. In Olivia Laing’s book, it appears to be more about recovering from the break-up of a relationship. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology, and folklore. Retrouvez To the River: A Journey Beneath the Surface et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. 11,19 € 2 offres à partir de 11,19 € TVA incluse - Livraison GRATUITE. Olivia Laing sets out to walk the length of the River Ouse (pronounced ‘Ooze’) in Sussex, from source to sea. Her narrative breaks off here and there into historical and literary digressions, much as the course of a stream joins countless tributaries on its pilgrimage to the sea. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love. Olivia Laing is a writer and critic. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing sets out to walk its banks, from the source all the way to the sea. 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