Win a free copy of Meadowland by John Lewis-Stemple


Want to get your hands on one of the best nature books of the year? Read on to find out how you can win one of 3 copies of Meadowland by John Lewis-Stemple…

What really goes on in the long grass?

Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadow’s life from January to December, together with its biography. In exquisite prose, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seasons from cowslips in spring to the hay-cutting of summer and grazing in autumn, and includes the biographies of the animals that inhabit the grass and the soil beneath: the badger clan, the fox family, the rabbit warren,the skylark brood and the curlew pair, among others. Their births, lives, and deaths are stories that thread through the book from first page to last.

Engaging, closely-observed and beautiful … this author’s deep love of the world around him is as inspiring as it is entertaining. This wonderful book … is most of all, a moving hymn of gratitude from a man so rooted, so full of joy that he likens his land to a cathedral and knows that: ‘To stand alone in a field in England and listen to the morning chorus of the birds is to remember why life is precious’.” (Bel Mooney Daily Mail)

We are giving away three copies of Meadowland to 3 randomly chosen people who sign up as new subscribers to our Dabbler Book Club Newsletter by 26/03/2015 – to be in with a chance of winning simply enter your details into the contact form below before the closing date. Winners will be announced on the email newsletter that goes out on 26/03/2015, so be sure to open the newsletter email to find out if you’ve won. Good luck!

Thanks to our friends at Black Swan for the prize books.

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In between dealing with all things technological in the Dabbler engine room, Worm writes the weekly Wikiworm column every Saturday and our monthly Book Club newsletters.