The Living Mountain

£9.99

In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. Shepherd spent a lifetime in search of the ‘essential nature’ of the mountains; her quest led her to write this classic meditation on their magnificence and on our imaginative relationship with the wild world around us. Composed during the Second World War, the manuscript of The Living Mountain lay untouched for more than thirty years before it was finally published.

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In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. Shepherd spent a lifetime in search of the ‘essential nature’ of the mountains; her quest led her to write this classic meditation on their magnificence and on our imaginative relationship with the wild world around us. Composed during the Second World War, the manuscript of The Living Mountain lay untouched for more than thirty years before it was finally published.