While Wandering: A Walking Companion

Author(s): Duncan Minshull

Mind/Body/Spirit

"A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road". (The Times). With its stories of strolling, poems about pavement-pounding and wonderings on wandering, this is the indispensable collection for the flaneur and the rambler - and everyone in between. Take a turn with Jane Austen, stride side by side with Colm Toibin, let restless William Wordsworth lead you through brook and road before a detour with Stella Gibbons to the park. Whether mountaineering with Mark Twain or visiting Oxford Street with Julian Barnes - be sure to take this anthology with you on your ambulations. With a new foreword by Robert Macfarlane. It is previously published with the title The Vintage Book of Walking.

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'A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road' The Times

"Splendid" Independent

Duncan Minshull is a senior producer at BBC Radio. He is editor of Telling Stories Vols 1-4, Fanfare and The Burning Leg. He has written extensively about walking for newspapers and magazines. He lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9780099593362
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : September 2014
  • : 204mm X 135mm X 38mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Duncan Minshull
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 808.803579
  • : General Adult
  • : 432