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  • After Mark Cocker’s glorious book, you will never look at a blackberry bush the same way again.

    Philip Hoare, New Statesman
  • A nature journal full of beautiful, delicate observation

  • A beautifully-written account of one man’s passion for the natural world

    Daily Mail
  • If your eye has ever been caught by a moth, owl, jay or ash tree, Claxton has something new to tell about it, about Britain, and about life – which is an infinite compilation of exquisite detail.

    Horatio Clare, 5 stars, Daily Telegraph
  • To be astonished by nature, look no further than Claxton.

  • Cocker’s profound knowledge, uncanny ability to observe and heartliftingly exact prose make Claxton one of those books that transforms the way you see your own home parish.

    Melissa Harrison, The Times
  • The book is spectacular… Brilliant natural-history writing.

    Jonathan Wright, Herald

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