Robert Macfarlane on vivid places and the words they conjure up: Essex, John Alec Baker and a peregrine falcon. From 2015.
Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and 'collect' the words that evoke the area.
One day he sees a 'quick dark curve' - and recalls a particular bird of prey, made majestic in print by John Alec Baker.
Abridged for radio by Penny Leicester
Readers: Tobias Menzies and the author
Producer: Duncan Minshull
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2015
- Tue 31 Mar 2015 09:45
- Wed 1 Apr 2015 00:30
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