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I Am An Island

Taschenbuch von Tamsin Calidas

94242374

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Artikel-Nr.:
94242374
Im Sortiment seit:
16.07.2021
Erscheinungsdatum:
08.04.2021
Medium:
Taschenbuch
Einband:
Kartoniert / Broschiert
Autor:
Calidas, Tamsin
Verlag:
Transworld Publ. Ltd UK
Imprint:
Black Swan
Sprache:
Englisch
Rubrik:
Belletristik
Biographien, Erinnerungen
Seiten:
320
Herkunft:
GROSSBRITANNIEN (GB)
Gewicht:
228 gr
Beschreibung
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'Memoir of the year' - Vogue

'A wondrous, sensuous memoir of salt-stung survival . . . clear-eyed and poetic prose' Sunday Times

'A fascinating memoir' - Daily Mail

When Tamsin Calidas first arrives on a remote island in the Scottish Hebrides, it feels like coming home. Disenchanted by London, she and her husband left the city and high-flying careers to move the 500 miles north, despite having absolutely no experience of crofting, or of island life. It was idyllic, for a while. But as the months wear on, the children she'd longed for fail to materialise, and her marriage breaks down, Tamsin finds herself in ever-increasing isolation.

Injured, ill, without money or friend she is pared right back, stripped to becoming simply a raw element of the often harsh landscape. But with that immersion in her surroundings comes the possibility of rebirth and renewal. Tamsin begins the slow journey back from the brink.

Startling, raw and extremely moving, I Am An Island is a story about the incredible ability of the natural world to provide when everything else has fallen away - a stunning book about solitude, friendship, resilience and self-discovery.
Information zum Autor
Tamsin Calidas is a writer and photographer living in the wilds of the Scottish Hebrides.

She worked in various roles in advertising, publishing and the BBC before giving it all up in 2004 to move to a tiny, remote island in Scotland to run a derelict croft with sheep and horses.