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Useful verses / Richard Osmond.
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London : Pan Macmillan, 2017.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781509824199 9781509824199 (pbk.) :
No. of reservations: 0
Richard Osmond's debut collection, 'Useful Verses', follows in the tradition of the best nature writing, being as much about the human world as the natural, the present as the past. Osmond, a professional forager, has a deep knowledge of flora and fauna as they appear in both natural and human history, as they are depicted in both folklore and herbal - but he views them through a wholly contemporary lens.