Connemara: The Last Pool of Darkness by Tim Robinson (Paperback, 2009)

Connemara: The Last Pool of Darkness by Tim Robinson (Paperback, 2009) The second volume in Tim Robinson's phenomenal Connemara Trilogy - which Robert Macfarlane has called 'One of the most remarkable non-fiction projects undertaken in English' The first volume of Tim Robinson's Connemara trilogy Listening to the Wind covered Robinson's home territory of Roundstone and environs The Last Pool of Darkness moves into wilder territory the fjords cliffs hills and islands of north-west Connemara a place that Wittgenstein who lived on his own in a cottage there for a time called 'the last pool of darkness in Europe' Again combining his polymathic knowledge of Connemara's natural history human history folklore and topography with his own unsurpassable artistry as a writer Tim Robinson has produced another classicA native of Yorkshire Tim Robinson moved to the Aran Islands in 1972 His books include the celebrated two-volume Stones of Aran Since 1984 he has lived in Roundstone Connemara'A masterpiece of travel and topographical writing and a miraculous vivid and engrossing meditation on landscape and history and the sacred mood of places' Colm Toibin Irish Times
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