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From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees comes an exploration of the invisible connections sustaining the entire natural world

From the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees

Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth?
Or that wolves can alter the course of a river?
Or that earthworms control wild boar populations?

The natural world is a web of intricate connections, many of which go unnoticed by humans. But it is these connections that maintain nature’s finely balanced equilibrium.

Drawing on the latest scientific discoveries and decades of experience as a forester, Peter Wohlleben shows us how different animals, plants, rivers, rocks and weather systems cooperate, and what's at stake when these delicate systems are unbalanced.

Reviews

Peter Wohlleben doesn't merely look, he sees. Let's all learn as much from him as we can, and quickly.

Rosamund Young, author of THE SECRET LIFE OF COWS

Fascinating… Wohlleben is right to remind us that everything is joined up

Julian Glover, Evening Standard

A fascinating read

BBC Wildlife

Praise for The Hidden Life of Trees: ‘Marvellous’

John Banville, Irish Times

Praise for The Inner Life of Animals: 'Always fascinating… Wry, avuncular, careful and kind'

Richard Kerridge, Guardian

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  • Paperback

    9781784708498

    September 17, 2019

    Vintage

    272 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781847925251

    September 17, 2018

    Bodley Head

    272 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • Hardback

    9781847925244

    September 15, 2018

    Bodley Head

    272 pages

    RRP $32.99

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