Our Place by Mark Cocker


Our Place is a radical examination of Britain’s relationship with the land, by one of our greatest nature writers. It asks: why do the British seem to love their countryside, yet live amid one of the most denatured landscapes on Earth? Provocative and original, Our Place tackles some of the central issues of our time.

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About the author

Mark Cocker is an author, naturalist and environmental activist whose eleven books include works of biography, history, literary criticism and memoir. His book Crow Country was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2008 and won the New Angle Prize for Literature in 2009.