Download e-book for kindle: 21st-Century Yokel by Tom Cox

By Tom Cox

ISBN-10: 1510092048

ISBN-13: 9781510092044

ISBN-10: 1783524561

ISBN-13: 9781783524563

21st-Century Yokel explores the best way we will be tied inescapably to panorama, even if we love it or now not, usually via our family members and our previous. It’s no longer relatively a nature ebook, now not fairly a humour publication, no longer relatively a relations memoir, now not relatively folklore, no longer particularly social historical past, now not rather a suite of essays, yet just a little all six.

It includes owls, badgers, ponies, beavers, otters, bats, bees, scarecrows, canines, ghosts, Tom’s loud and excitable dad and, certain, even a couple of cats. It’s packed with Devon’s neighborhood folklore – the traditional style, and the standard style – and provincial areas and small issues. yet what emerges from this concentrate on the small are issues which are broader and larger and extra definitive.

The book’s language is colloquial and simple and its 11 chapters are discursive and wide-ranging, rambling even. the texture of the e-book has much in universal with the rustic walks Tom Cox was once on while he composed a lot of it: it’s bewitched by way of clean air, intrepid in minor methods, haunted by way of climate and outdated tales and the spooky edges of the outside, stressed, occasionally silly, and vulnerable to a couple of detours... however it consistently reaches its meant destination.

The ebook is illustrated with Tom’s personal panorama images and linocuts by means of his mother.

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