Still Water : The Deep Life of the Pond by John Lewis-Stempel 9781784162429

Still Water : The Deep Life of the Pond


Beneath the tranquil surface of a pond lies a vibrant world teeming with life, where secrets unfold in the depths of still water. In "Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond," John Lewis-Stempel invites you on an immersive journey into the hidden ecosystems that thrive in these small bodies of water dotting the British countryside. With a naturalist's keen eye and a poet's lyrical prose, he unveils the intricate tapestry of aquatic flora and fauna that call the pond home, from the delicate dance of dragonflies to the elusive habits of newts and the intricate life cycles of aquatic insects.

John Lewis-Stempel is a celebrated nature writer and farmer whose works have been widely acclaimed for their ability to capture the beauty and complexity of the natural world. With a deep reverence for the land and a profound understanding of the interconnectedness of all living things, he weaves a captivating narrative that invites readers to slow down, observe, and appreciate the wonders that often go unnoticed in our fast-paced lives.

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