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Wetland: Life in the Somerset Levels; Adam Nicolson and Patrick Sutherland, 1987

Wetland: Life in the Somerset Levels; Adam Nicolson and Patrick Sutherland, 1987
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Wetland: Life in the Somerset Levels; Adam Nicolson and Patrick Sutherland, 1987, Michael Joseph

"Patrick Sutherland's photographs and Adam Nicolson's prose capture the existences of the men and women for whom this part of England forms the background and substance of their lives. As the Wetlands come under threat from both the forces of modern farming and the contradictory, complex demands of conservation, this book provides a lasting poetic record of what may well be a passing way of life."

A wonderful oral history based, and black and white photography illustrated, account of life on the Levels – where living with water, and flooding, was part of local identity and sense of place

Second hand copies are on Amazon

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