Glimpses of Eden

Rosalind Smith enjoys a celebration of the natural world

'We come with our eyes more open and ready to be amazed and exhilarated by sights such as the murmurations of starlings...' | Photo: reway2007 / flickr CC.

Jonathan Tulloch will be known to many, not only for his novels, which have been serialised on BBC Radio 4, but also for the series of gentle, thought-provoking passages he writes regularly in the ‘Nature Notebook’ in The Times and, probably more amongst Catholics, in The Tablet. Glimpses of Eden: Field notes from the edge of eternity comprises a round-the-year anthology taken from this column and so is divided into the seasons, starting with ‘Winter’.

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