In perfect prose, outdoor swimmer Kate Rew, together with documentary photographer Dominick Tyler, takes the reader on a wild journey across Britain as she plunges into rivers, lakes, lidos and seas from the Outer Hebrides to the Isles of Scilly and everywhere in between.
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Kate Rew is the founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society and a journalist who regularly contributes to the Guardian and the Observer. Dominick Tyler is a documentary photographer whose work has appeared in the Guardian, the Independent and the Mail on Sunday.Review:
"Her prose is perfect. Page after page she nails things. Will have you hunched on the sofa as though with a stash of love letters." -- Antonia Quirke New Statesman "Some of the photographs have all the disarming beauty of great paintings." -- Craig Brown's Book Of The Week Mail on Sunday "Brilliantly informative, poetically descriptive and beautifully photographed." Easy Living "A wonderful and joyful romp of a book that will launch a thousand swimmers. Go on. Dive in!" Robert Macfarlane, author of The Wild Places
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Buchbeschreibung Guardian Books Apr 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Trade paperback. A wild journey across Britain, plunging into rivers, lakes, lidos and seas. With over 300 swimming spots tried-and-tested, there is something suitable for everyone, from waterfalls and sea caves for the intrepid adventurer, to natural jacuzzis and mellow rivers for infants. 224 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780852651223