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Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

by Melissa Harrison (Editor) - £12.99  Elliott & Thompson Limited (2016)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781783962488 | ISBN 10: 1783962488

Autumn is a time of transformation. Crisp, clear days mark summer’s close and usher in a new season with its rich scents and vivid palette, leaves flaming red and gold by day, bonfires and fireworks lighting up the lengthening nights. There is abundance, as humans and animals make stores for the winter; and there is decay, which gives rise to the next cycle of life.
 
In prose and poetry from across the British Isles, Autumn captures both the exhilaration and the melancholy of this turning point in the year. Featuring original writing by Horatio Clare, John Lewis-Stempel and Amy Liptrot, classic extracts from the work of Ted Hughes, Helen Macdonald and Nan Shepherd, and a wealth of fresh new voices, Autumn is an evocative celebration of the year’s decline – and new beginnings.

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In booklists: The Seasons, Seasonal Reads: Autumn,
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