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  • A rich dowsing-out of a lost river and its stories; a passionate pursuit of landscape ghosts.

    Robert MacFarlane
  • A work of extraordinary power and resonance

    Melissa Harrison, Financial Times
  • Passionate, persuasive and personal…it is an elegy to a fascinating world of which many of us have lost sight

    Anthony Sattin, Sunday Times
  • Superb book… Its story is an acute example of the criminal disregard our nation has had for these remarkable rivers

    Mark Lloyd, BBC Countryfile
  • Silt Road is that rare ting: a book that is able to marry exacting research with imaginative fluency, told in language as pliant and revealing as water


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