Language: English

ISBN: 9781843236658

Current Publication Date: 2006

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 128

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Both ancient and urgent, baffling and strangely familiar, megaliths are resonant presences in the landscapes.

In this book, eleven well-known writers offer compelling engagements with eleven megalithic sites in Britain and Ireland. These essays - the result of some fascinating fieldwork - lyrically animate cold stone and map dramatic emotional terrain.

Brave the elements, therefore, in the company of:
Jim Perrin
Bernard O'Donoghue
Tristan Hughes
Andrew McNeillie
Niall Griffiths
Gillian Clarke
Damian Walford Davies
Menna Elfyn
Elin ap Hywel
Jem Poster
David Constantine

With a foreword by Jan Morris, Megalith is a reminder, as editor Damian Walford Davies points out, that 'for these who frequent stones and navigate by them, the megaliths are potent receivers through which one tunes into pressing modern frequencies'.

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