Waterlog by Olivia Laing 9781784700065



In Waterlog, Roger Deakin embarks on a remarkable journey through the waterways of Britain, immersing himself in the rivers, lakes, and seas that crisscross the landscape. With a deep reverence for nature and an insatiable curiosity, Deakin celebrates the magic of wild swimming, exploring the hidden corners and forgotten tributaries that flow through our collective consciousness. His odyssey is a testament to the enduring allure of the natural world and a passionate assertion of our right to roam freely through its wonders.

Roger Deakin was a pioneering voice in the nature writing genre, renowned for his keen eye and lyrical prose. His work has inspired generations of writers and nature enthusiasts, reminding us of the profound connection between humanity and the wild places that surround us. Waterlog is a seminal work, a poetic and thought-provoking exploration of the elemental beauty of water and the restorative power of immersing oneself in its embrace.

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