The Grassling




      The Grassling
A subtle, moving celebration of place and connectedness The Grassling brings the sounds, smells and sights of the countryside alive like few other books Burnett stretches the limits of prose, infusing it with poetic intensity to create a powerful, original voice PD Smith, Guardian What fills my lungs is wider than breath could be It is a place and a language torn, matted and melded flowered and chiming with bones That breath is that place and until I get there I will not really be breathing.Spurred on by her father s declining health and inspired by the history he once wrote of his small Devon village, Elizabeth Jane Burnett delves through layers of memory, language and natural history to tell a powerful story of how the land shapes us and speaks to us The Grassling is a book about roots what it means to belong when the soil beneath our feet is constantly shifting, when the people and places that nurtured us are slipping away. Best Read Books The Grassling Author Elizabeth-Jane Burnett – heartforum.co.uk

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      The Grassling
 By Elizabeth-Jane Burnett IBN : 024137412X Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • The Grassling
  • Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
  • 09 November 2018
  • 024137412X

10 thoughts on “ The Grassling

  1. Sally Piper says:

    A poetic memoir that traverses the landscape of grief and home with an eye for the minute detail of the connections between people and places.

  2. Roxani says:

    A favorite excerpt Lightness is both a color and a weight The soil needs its own dictionary.

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